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ʿAbd al-Laṭīf Aḥmad Adekilekun
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Nasīm al-ṣabā, 161; Interviews, Ilorin 1986, 1987, 1989; Adekilekun (1989), 223 ff.


Brother of Dāwūd Aḥmad Adekilekun. He graduated from the Azhar Institute, Ilorin, and then from al-Azhar University in Cairo which he attended 1965-72. He continued his studies at Ahmadu Bello University and at the University of Ibadan where he received an M.A. in 1984. In 1972 he participated in the project to translate the Qurʾān into Yoruba undertaken by a group of Nigerian Muslim scholars under the auspices of t…

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“ʿAbd al-Laṭīf Aḥmad Adekilekun”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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