Muhammad Rumfa

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Muhammad Rumfa was the Sultan of the Sultanate of Kano, located in modern-day Kano State, Northern Nigeria, it was believed that Muhammad Rumfa migrated from Daura, long after Bagauda. He reigned from 1463 until 1499.[1] Among Rumfa's accomplishments were extending the city walls, building a large palace, the Gidan Rumfa, promoting slaves to governmental positions[1] and establishing the Kurmi Market.[2] He was also responsible for much of the Islamization of Kano,[2] as he urged prominent residents to convert.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "50 Greatest Africans - Sarki Muhammad Rumfa & Emperor Semamun". When We Ruled. Every Generation Media. Retrieved 2007-05-05. 
  2. ^ a b "Caravans Across the Desert: Marketplace". AFRICA: One Continent. Many Worlds. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Foundation. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-05-06. 

by abubakar sani abubakar t/wada local govt old town/market from history department thank.

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