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Muḥammad Bello Agawra
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Biography

Imam of the Muḥammad Bello mosque in Sokoto.

Works

1. Isʿāf al-ṭalaba bi’l-ajwibat al-muhadhdhaba ʿalā qawāʿid al-Islām al-khamsa al-musharrafa.

MS: Sokoto (WJC), 10/93.

2. Qaṣāʾid:

i) Q. mīmiyya: Yā imāmū qad rajawnā * Ka-madā ’l-dahri imāmā.

MS: Sokoto (WJC), 7/10.

ii) Q. nūniyya.

Lacks opening verse.

MS: Sokoto (WJC), 7/16.

iii) Q. rāʾiyya: Ilā sayyid al-umarāʾi ghiṭrīfī Ṣukkutū * Wa-nāẓūrat al-Sūdāni fī ’l-nahyi wa’l-amrī.

In praise of amīr al-muʾminīn [Abū Bakr III].

MA: Sokoto (WJC), 6/6.

iv) Q. rāʾiyya: Salāmī yushayyiʿuhu ulū…

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“Muḥammad Bello Agawra”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 25 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20006_5_10>
First published online: 2016



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