Bakri Sapalo

Sheikh Bakri Sapalo (born Abubakar Garad Usman; November 1895 - 5 April 1980) was an Oromo scholar, poet and religious teacher. He is best known as the inventor of a writing system for the Oromo language.

Personal facts

Birth dateJanuary 01, 1895
Birth place
Harar , Ethiopia
Nationality
Ethiopia
Ethnicity
Oromo people
Date of deathApril 05, 1980
Place of death
Somalia , Hiran Somalia
TitleSheikh