d. 1 Muḥarram 1002/27 September 1593.
His life is ill documented. A Soninke by origin, whose paternal great-grandfather appears to have migrated from Spain, he found favour with Askiya Dāwūd (reg. 1549-83), and ended his life as qāḍī of Tindirma, a town at the southern end of L. Fati between modern Niafounke and Goundam. The town was also the seat of the viceroy for the western provinces of Songhay, the Kur…