Ṣādiq Fọlọrunṣọ
(112 words)

b. c. 1889, d. 1988.

Sources

Rufai (1987), 41 ff.; Abdul-Rahmon (1989).

Biography

Paternally related to the celebrated Fulani scholar of Ilorin Muḥammad Bēgōrē (d. 1913), and a student of Hārūn Matanmi and of his disciples, as well as of Sanūsī Katibi (q.v.) and the wazir Aṭurkumāmi, Ṣādiq Fọlọrunṣọ became mufassir of the Ibadan Muslim community in 1973 and was Chief Imam 1983-88.

Works

1. Taqārīẓ Ṣādiq.

18 vv. in praise of Muḥallī, Chief Imam of Ibadan (1940-83), and of Sanūsī Alaka for his praise poem about him. Opens: Badaʾtu bi-ḥamdi ’l…

Cite this page
“Ṣādiq Fọlọrunṣọ”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20012_2_9>
First published online: 2016



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