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What You Don't Know About Emirate Of Fika In Yobe State

The old Fika Emirate was a multi-ethnic emirate that according to tradition dates back to the 15th century. The Bole people, already converted to Islam, were said to have moved to the current location from a settlement named Daniski in 1805. The headquarters of the emirate was moved from Fika town to Potiskum in 1924.


The old Fika Emirate was a multi-ethnic emirate that according to tradition dates back to the 15th century. The Bole people, already converted to Islam, were said to have moved to the current location from a settlement named Daniski in 1805.


The headquarters of the emirate was moved from Fika town to Potiskum in 1924. The current emir Muhammadu Idrissa succeeded Alhaji Abali Ibn Muhammadu Idrissa, who died at the age of 77 on 10 March 2009 leaving four wives and over 40 children.


The Emirate is not to be confused with the Potiskum Emirate created Bukar Ibrahim as "traditional States" for the Ngizim people. In 2009 and 2010 there was a conflict between the Councils of the Emirate of Fika and Potiskum, which is closer to the outbreak of violence, but was solved paramount Sultan of Sokoto Saadu Abubakar.

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