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Sokoto Grand Vizier

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The Wazirin Sakkwato, or "Sokoto Grand Vizier", was the Grand Vizier to the Sultan of Sokoto, the Paramount Chief of the Fulani Empire and suzerain of the Fulani Jihad states. The position survived the fall of the empire as a largely honorary ceremonial rank in contemporary Nigeria.

List of Grand Viziers

  • Abdullah bn Muhammad Fodiye (1874–1886)
  • Gidado dan Laima (1817–1842)
  • Abd al-Qadir bn Usman Gidado (1842–1859)
  • Ibrahim Khalilu bn Abd al-Qadir (1859–1874)
  • Abdullahi Bayero bn Gidado
  • (1874–1886)

  • Muhammadu Bukhari bn Ahmad
  • (1886–1910)

  • Muhammadu Sambo bn Ahmad
  • (1910–1912)

  • Abd al- Qadir Maccido bn Bukhari
  • (1912–1925)

  • Adili bn Khalilu
  • (1925–1928)

  • Abass bn Bukhari
  • (1928–1948)

  • Junaid bn Bukhari (1948–1997)
  • Usman bn Junaid
  • (1997)

  • Shehu Malami
  • (Incumbent)

    References

    Sokoto Grand Vizier Wikipedia


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