b. 1323/1906, d. 25 Rabīʿ I 1411/14 October 1990.
He was was born in Khelcom Diop in northern Senegal and received his training in Arabic and Islamic studies in Sakal, mainly with two shaykhs from that city: Shaykh Ngagne Dièye and Āle Sarr. Although he received a sound religious training, his main activity was commerce.
However, he taught and wrote during his leisure hours. The following items are to br found in his family library in Sakal:
1. al-Ḥadīth fī taʾrīkh al-Sūdān [Māli] al-Ifrīqī al-gharbī
2. al-Mashyakha fī Kajūr
3. Tuḥfat al-fik…