Ahmed Baba – Medieval West African Scholar

If the University of Sankore had not been destroyed; if Professor Ahmad Baba, author of forty historical works, had not had his works and his university destroyed; if the University of Sankore as it was in 1591 had survived the ravage of foreign invasions; the academic and cultural history of Africa might have been different from what it is today.

Kwame Nkrumah – Flower Of Learning (1), At His Installation As First Chancellor Of The University Of Ghana – November 25, 1961