Souleymane DIABATE

Souleymane DIABATE is author of the book Kota Kololo, he is a N’Ko instructor and trainer. He was born on November 11th, 1983 in Kourouba in the Koulikoro région of Mali. He entered the franco-arabic school for Koranic and Hadith studies in Daoudabougou. In 2000, he entered the Daroul Hadith High School in Sogoniko (Bamako) and earned his Bacalaureat in Arabic in 2003. He studied N’Ko from an early age. He started teaching N’Ko in 2003 and became secretary of éducation for the National Executive Bureau of the N’Ko Cultural Movement for Development. Since 2004 he has been the N’Ko preacher for the Islamic Radio of Bamako. He also studies traditional médicine in N’Ko. He is married and the father of two children.