Cokossi

The Cokossi, or Tchokossi is a traditional monarchy in northern Togo that has existed since at least the 17th century. It is also known as Anoufu. The rulers bear the title Soma; the first ruler was Bema Bonsafo. The current ruler is Na Bema.[1]

List of Somas
  •  ?–? Bema Bonsafo
  •  ?–? Caba I
  •  ?–? Na Ba
  •  ?–? Siki of Tchokossi
  •  ?–? Na Mussa
  •  ?–? Jokura
  •  ?–1875 Marba
  • 1875–1882 Lafia Langbana
  • 1882–1883 Acuru
  • The next three ruled jointly
    • 1883–1889 Na Da
    • 1884–1889 Sambiego Da
    • 1884–1898 Bema Sabie
  • 1898 Ajanda
  • 1898–1912 Caba II
  • 1912–1921 Jauna
  • 1921–1960? Tabi of Tchokossi
  • 1960?– Na Bema

References

  1. ^ "Togo traditional states". Worldstatesmen.org. Cahoon, Ben. http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Togo_native.html. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 



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