Apr 15, 2011, 12:14 PM
Faithful "Talibes" of Serigne Muhammadou Bamba Mbacke - Hadim Rassolou, commonly known as Serigne Touba, last weekend celebrated the 106th anniversary of the sending into exile of their leader to
Since the return of Serigne Touba to
The occasion was celebrated by narration of the life history of Serigne Touba this included singing of praises and poems he wrote.
Many of the Serignes in Touba, Children and grandchildren of Serigne Touba with their followers also organised recitation of the Holy Quran and "Asida" written by Serign Touba.
Since the present Halifa General took over in 2007 after the death of Serigne Saliou Mbacke (the last son of Serigne Touba to be on the chair) he has continued to make several improvements which commenced during the time of Serign Saliou. This is the second Magal since his accession.
Touba now has a good water supply, electricity and good roads. A University is also in operation. President Wade who is also a Talibe vowed to continue the good work he started during the time of Serigne Saliou to make the town a regional capital. President Wade also visited the various projects, which are currently going on.