The Biography of the Sultans of Kilwa

51 ibn Jumāz, Mansūr ibn Labīdah ibn Numā, and Muhammad ibn Shumaila ibn Abu Numā. In Mogadishu, Ibn Battuta met Tabl ibn Kubaish ibn Jumāz, who was on his way to visit Sultan Abul-Mawāhib. All these aforementioned individuals knew the Sultan when he was still a student in Mecca. Ibn Battuta also stated that Sultan al-Hassan Abul-Mawāhib had established a fund especially for the Sharifs' expenditure. Abul-Mawāhib's reign lasted for 14 years. When he died, his brother Daoud ibn Sulaimān succeeded him. He was a pious man, who led an ascetic life. He ruled for only twenty-four days and was then ousted by his other brother al-Hussain ibn Sulaimān, the Stabbed. One day six and half years late, al-Hussain went out to ght the pagans of Mitole, and there he was killed.