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THE HISTORY OF DURBI TAKUSHEYI IN MANI.

THE HISTORY OF DURBI TAKUSHEYI IN MANI.

MUSA GAMBO KOFAR SORO @Katsina City News

Durbi TAKUSHEYI is one of the oldest and ancients site located in the Eastern part of Katsina town. It is about 42 kilometers away from the Birnin Katsina.

The name Durbi TAKUSHEYI was derived from the word Kushewa( Tomb) hence Kusheyi means Tombs. It is therefore stipulated that it derived it’s name from the numbers of Tombs that were prevelent and seen there.

The exact settles to have settled there was not known, but it is widely believed that, it was the early rulers that first resided there.

The Tombs Kusheyi belong to the people that first settled there. The Tombs were too big , this is because the people that lived at that time are Giants set of human beings.

When the British conqued Katsina in 1903 , they made there research on TAKUSHEYI where they did their excavation work there, and they discovered so many things in Dubi TAKUSHEYI ranging from remains of human beings and their properties. This was because it was believed that the buried people were buried with their belongings.

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION AND CLIMATIC CONDITION.

Geographically TAKUSHEYI was situated in the east by Mashi, South by Muduru, West by Tsagem and North by Hamcheta.

LEADERSHIP

The leadership of Durbi TAKUSHEYI could not be complete without mentioning the ruler ship of Madau , the leader of the Habe Immigrants from Borno, who believed to be the early settlers at Durbi ta Kusheyi, after his death his sons took over.

However according to oral traditions the early Habe rulers of Katsina rules at Durbi TAKUSHEYI among them includes the following.

1. Kumayo around 993 ad

2. Batare-tare unknown

3. Jinnna rata unknown.

4. Jib da Yaki Sanau who was the last Katsina King from Durbi TAKUSHEYI.

Sanau was overthrown by Muhammadu Korau a wrestler from Yandoto in the year 1348 AD. Muhammadu Korau was the first Muslim King of Katsina. Korau build Gidan Sarautar Korau at Kofar Soro Katsina popularly known as Gidan Korau. Muhammadu Korau also brought about remarkable changes in the socio , political and ecomic condition in Katsina. The foundation of Katsina Sarauta system which lasted for three hundred years until it’s over throw by the Jihadist in 1807 was laid down in his reighn and in those of his immidiate successors.

However after the British conquest of Katsina in 1903, the appointment of New ruler of Durbi TAKUSHEYI area came from Mani.

The following are some of the Masu Gari of Durbi TAKUSHEYI in the present days.

1. Malam Amadu

2. Malam idi

3. Alhaji Gidado 1976 to date.

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