A STUDY OF THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF SOME SELECTED GROUPS IN BORNO STATE

Authors

  • Dr. Amina Ramat Saidu
  • Dr. Hamza Tukur Ribadu

Abstract

The study of the social and political organization of some groups in Borno examines the emergence of Shuwa Arab, Fulani, Babur-Bura and Marghi. It also give and insight of their political and administrative structure by analyzing all their activities, interms of politics, leadership, revenue generating and structural development. It went further to discuss socio-cultural and socio-economic organisations of the tribes under review. Primary and secondary sources of data were considered. Oral interview and focused group discussion (FGD) served as the primary source of data. While referred text books, Journals, magazines and internet materials are considered to as the secondary source of data, the findings revealed that these four tribes played a significant role towards the developmental spheres of Borno and made it what it is today. The contributions of these tribes has a great significance interms of education, and social development of Borno as a whole.

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Published

2021-05-17