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280 13 14 15 16 Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in the grave, and reassurance. Raise him with the Shehu to Paradise Where there is joy forever. And also Aliyu and Waziri627 For they lived and died together. May our wishes be fulfilled And may we be resurrected with them This is my prayer to God, may He grant my wish I pray for the Prophet 17 And his Family, Companions and Followers Ofthe Sunna, in the name ofthe Prophet. LauiWaiW oforj~nal: Source oftext: Introduction: Fulfulde Elegy for Malam Dandi Sonnore Malam Dandi n.d. Waziri Junaidu WorkS3 This poem is an elegy for Malam Dandi, who was a good, pious, helpful man, and was one ofthe Shehu's followers. Malam Dandi lived in Sokoto very near to the place where Bello extended the city wall to create a new area of residence for the Shehu. The line of the wall which Bello breached is close to the present-day homes of Tafida and Alhaji Ibrshim Gusau; "Katangar Dandi" (Dandi's house Wall) is in this vicinity and it marks the place where the house of the old scholar stood. Malam Dandi's farm at Dinawa, a few miles from Wurno was used by Asma'u as a resting place when she travelled between Sokoto and Wurno. In 1903, when Sokota fell to the British, the Caliph decided to go to Mecca. He was joined by the blind Waziri Buhari, Asam'u's grandson. After a few days, the Waziri decided he could not continue, so he turned and rode to Dinawa. This '"A1iyu, the Caliph died in 1859 followed 40 days later by his Waziri, Abdulkadir, Asma'u's eldest son. Althoughundated, this poem was written inthe period 1859-65. 280 13 14 15 16 17 Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in the grave, and reassurance. Raise him with the Shehu to Paradise Where there is joy forever. And also Aliyu and Waziri621 For they lived and died together. May our wishes be fulfilled And may we be resurrected with them This is my prayer to God. may He grant my wish I pray for the Prophet And his Family, Companions and Followers Ofthe Sunna, in the name ofthe Prophet. Elegy for Malam Dandi Sonnore Malam Dandi n.d. Work 53 Fulfulde Waziri Junaidu Language oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction: This poem is an elegy for Malam Dandi, who was a good, pious, helpful man, and was one ofthe Shehu's followers. Malam Dandi lived in Sokoto very near to the place where Bello extended the city wall to create a new area of residence for the Shehu. The line of the wall which Bello breached is close to the present-day homes of Tafida and Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau; "Katangar Dandiff (Dandi's house wall) is in this vicinity and it marks the place where the house of the old scholar stood. Malam Dandi's farm at Dinawa, a few miles from Wumo was used by Asma'u as a resting place when she travelled between Sokoto and Wumo. In 1903, when Sokoto fell to the British, the Caliph decided to go to Mecca. He was joined by the blind Waziri BOOari. Asam'u's grandson. After a few days, the Waziri decided he could not continue, so he turned and rode to Dinawa. This '"A1iyu, the Caliph died in 1859 followed 40 days later by his Waziri, Abdulkadir, Asma'u's eldest son. Although undated, this poem was written in the period 1859-65. 280 13 14 15 16 17 Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in the grave, and reassurance. Raise him with the Shehu to Paradise Where there is joy forever. And also Aliyu and Waziri621 For they lived and died together. May our wishes be fulfilled And may we be resurrected with them This is my prayer to God. may He grant my wish I pray for the Prophet And his Family, Companions and Followers Ofthe Sunna, in the name ofthe Prophet. Elegy for Malam Dandi Sonnore Malam Dandi n.d. Work 53 Fulfulde Waziri Junaidu Language oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction: This poem is an elegy for Malam Dandi, who was a good, pious, helpful man, and was one ofthe Shehu's followers. Malam Dandi lived in Sokoto very near to the place where Bello extended the city wall to create a new area of residence for the Shehu. The line of the wall which Bello breached is close to...

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ISBN
9781609170653
Related ISBN
9780870134753
MARC Record
OCLC
605316199
Launched on MUSE
2012-12-20
Language
English
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