^R.A. Adeleye (1976). "Hausa land and Borno 1600-1800". In Ajayi, J. F. Ade; Michael Crowder. The History of West Africa (2 ed.). Columbia University Press. p. 596. ISBN0-231-04103-9. His successor, Kumbari, is said to have almost killed Kurmi market by his excessive taxation. He taxed even the learned men - mallams - and it was on account of his extortions that there were disturbances in Kano, leading to the departure of Arabs from the city for Katsina.
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