Explain how Sheikh Uthman Dan Fodio organized the Sokoto Caliphate.

Organization of Sokoto Caliphate by Dan Fodio.

  1. Divided the Empire into 2 Eastern under his brother Abdallah and Western under his son Muhammad Bello
  2. Kingdom further divided into provinces or Emirates
  3. Emirates were autonomous
  4. Amirs gave allegiance to the Caliph
  5. there was Chief Qadhi & assistants called Wazir
  6. Tax collectors and their assistants
  7. Imams were available for all the mosques in the Kingdom
  8. Legislative scholars
  9. The Flag bearers who continued with Jihad
  10. Inspectors to monitor corruption in the land
  11. Military and Police like body to monitor crimes


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