Umar Ibn Muhammad of Borno

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Umar Ibn Muhammad of Borno or Sanda Kyarimi
Reign 1937–1967
Predecessor Sanda Kura of Borno
Successor Umar Ibn Abubakar Garbai of Borno
Died 1967
Borno
Dynasty Kanemi
Father Kyari of Borno
Religion Muslim

Shehu Umar Ibn Muhammad also known as Shehu Sanda Kyarimi, CBE, CMG, KBE, was Shehu of Dikwa between 1922 and 1937 and Shehu of Borno from 1937 to 1967.

Reign[edit]

Shehu Umar Ibn Muhammad (son of Shehu Kyari of Borno) also known as Shehu Sanda Kyarimi, was Shehu of Dikwa between 1922 and 1937 and Shehu of Borno from 1937 to 1967. In 1955, he attended the great durbar in Kaduna during the visit of Elizabeth II. The same year, he went on pilgrimage to Mecca.[1]

Decorations[edit]

In 1943, he was appointed CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) by Bernard Bourdillon. In 1949, he was made CMG (Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George) by Commissioner Patterson. Finally, in 1960, the governor of Northern Nigeria, Gawain Bell appointed him KBE (Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire).[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Bosoma Sheriff, Muhammad Fannami, and Abba Rufai Tijani, Functions of Shettima Kanuribe: Instances in the Shehu of Borno’s Palace (Maiduguri: Desktop Investment Ltd., 2011), pp. 66-71.
  2. ^ Bosoma Sheriff, Muhammad Fannami, and Abba Rufai Tijani, Functions of Shettima Kanuribe: Instances in the Shehu of Borno’s Palace (Maiduguri: Desktop Investment Ltd., 2011), pp. 66-71.

Bibliography[edit]

Sheriff, Bosoma, Muhammad Fannami, and Abba Rufai Tijani, Functions of Shettima Kanuribe: Instances in the Shehu of Borno’s Palace (Maiduguri: Desktop Investment Ltd., 2011).

Dynasty[edit]

Umar Ibn Muhammad of Borno
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Sanda Kura of Borno
11th Shehu of Borno
1937-1967
Succeeded by
Umar Ibn Abubakar Garbai of Borno