The sultan, however, detained him, and being seized with dysentery he died near Sokoto on the 13th of April 1827.
Gando now forms the sub-province of the double province of Sokoto.
Say is directly west of Sokoto, and you can easily find Lake Chad on your map, for it is a very large lake.
To the south, the British were supposed to control "all that properly belongs to the kingdom of Sokoto."
Thence he went to Sokoto, intending afterwards to go to Bornu.
The third returned from Sokoto, and had about the same number of slaves and camels as the second.
The emir was appointed under British authority after the conquest of Sokoto in 1903.