known as Sambo Kulwa, al-Fallātī al-Jaghādī al-Tūrudī al-Kulawī, b. 15 Rajab 1176/30 January 1763, d. 1264/1847-8.
Introduction to Kanz al-awlād.
He received his early educated in Kulwa, then his father entrusted him to a Fulani scholar called al-ḥājj Aḥmad b. Ḥamza al-Tūrudi al-Fūtī al-Māsīnī al-Tunbukhtī (sic). With him he travelled to Futa [Toro] for three years, to Masina for two years and to Timbuktu for a further two years. His only known work was written at the request of ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad Fodi…