known as Cerno Mody Āche
Was born in Futa Toro and received his training in Qurʾānic and Islamic Studies in a number of schools. During the 1910s, he stayed briefly in Tivaouane while al-ḥājj Mālik Sy (the founder of the sub-branch of the Tijāniyya) was alive. After that, he moved to Saint-Louis and settled there. He became a very close friend, disciple, and advisor of Cerno Uthmān Sy whose biography he wrote in 1945.
1. Shaqāʾiq al-nuʿmān fī ḥayāt ʿUthmān
A hagiography of his master ʿUthmān Sy b. Abī Bakr…