This work is conducted to document the history of the office of Madakin Bauchi, in Bauchi Emirate. Data for the study was generated from primary sources through in – depth interview with many informants, and secondary sources in forms of published works, Ph.D thesis, B.A dissertations. Evidences have shown that, the office was one of the important offices in the history of Bauchi emirate. That is why this dissertation focuses on the office of Madakin Bauchi from its creation to present time. The office was created in 1817 during the reign of Emir Yakubu of Bauchi. On the suggestion of its first holder Mallam Hassan, for the remaining twenty eight years of Malam Yakubu of Bauchi, three Madaki served under him to 1845 when he died. The decade after the demise of Emir Yakubu, the office of Madaki was left vacant for eight years, until 1850 then Emir Ibrahim (1845 - 1877) bestowed the title of Madaki upon the first son of Madaki Bidado (Madaki Abdulkadir 1858 - 1897). The finding of this research show that, the office of Madaki was among the early offices that the first Emir of Bauchi Malam Yakubu provided for the defense of the emirate. Also the research shows that, Sarakunan Karaga were those that recommended theain Bauchi emirate, the criteria of appointment were based honour, piety, obedience, and courage even though in the colonial and post – colonial periods succession to the office became more of favouring a particular family. d courage even though in the colonial and post – colonial periods succession to the office became more of favouring to the family Madaki Bidado (1829 - 1850).The research also identified how the office of Madaki contributed to the consolidation and development of the emirate of Bauchi.
ABDULRAHMAN, M. & ABDULRAHMAN, M (2019). HISTORY OF THE OFFICE OF MADAKI IN BAUCHI EMIRATE 1817 - 2013. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/history-of-the-office-of-madaki-in-bauchi-emirate-1817-2013
ABDULRAHMAN, MAHMOD, and MAHMOOD ABDULRAHMAN "HISTORY OF THE OFFICE OF MADAKI IN BAUCHI EMIRATE 1817 - 2013" Afribary. Afribary, 08 Apr. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/history-of-the-office-of-madaki-in-bauchi-emirate-1817-2013. Accessed 02 Oct. 2023.
ABDULRAHMAN, MAHMOD, and MAHMOOD ABDULRAHMAN . "HISTORY OF THE OFFICE OF MADAKI IN BAUCHI EMIRATE 1817 - 2013". Afribary, Afribary, 08 Apr. 2019. Web. 02 Oct. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/history-of-the-office-of-madaki-in-bauchi-emirate-1817-2013 >.
ABDULRAHMAN, MAHMOD and ABDULRAHMAN, MAHMOOD . "HISTORY OF THE OFFICE OF MADAKI IN BAUCHI EMIRATE 1817 - 2013" Afribary (2019). Accessed October 02, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/history-of-the-office-of-madaki-in-bauchi-emirate-1817-2013