Citations on some traditional hegemony (sarakuna) from the sarkin musulmi abubakar atiku royal family and their domains

Authors

  • Yusuf Sarkingobir Department of Biology Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Nigeria
  • Fatima Abubakar G. Department of Islamic Studies Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Nigeria

Abstract

Abubakar Atiku was the 4th son of Shehu Danfodiyo of the 19 century West African. Atiku had propelled all he had to the development of Sokoto Caliphate like his full brother Muhammadu Bello. He was with Shehu in thin and thick. He picked up many responsibilities given to him by Sultan Muhammadu Bello to safeguard Sokoto Caliphate.He sired many scions who had also contributed to the Caliphate of Sokoto. His descendants are popularly dubbed as Atikawa. This paper discussed in brief some of the Atikawa who had been on their bonafide thrones and their domains. This had been achieved via literature review and interviews with key informants. Places such as Sokoto, Maiyurno, Gwadabawa, Danchadi, Kontagora, Gada, Illela, Chimmola, Asara, Tangaza, etc and their respective hegemony leanege were stated. Very, Atikawa are diverse and had bonafide right over many places.

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Published

2021-04-21

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Sarkingobir, Y., & Abubakar G., F. (2021). Citations on some traditional hegemony (sarakuna) from the sarkin musulmi abubakar atiku royal family and their domains. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(2). Retrieved from https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijssh/article/view/1110

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