The palace is being adequately served by an elaborate structure consisting of groups often of slave descents with each discharging different function.
Among the groups are:
The Shamaki (Most senior Officer) in charge of all palace matters including staff and their welfare, has nine assisting staff:
1. Makaman Shamaki
2. Barden Shamaki
3. Madakin Shamaki
4. Galadiman Shamaki
5. Turakin Shamaki
6. Jarman Shamaki
7. Barwan Shamak

The Dan Rimi (The second most Senior officers) in charge of all matters relating to conflict resolution either between individuals and or groups or communities, has 5 assisting staff:
1. Makaman Danrimi solely responsible for women affairs
2. Barden Danrimi
3. Chiroman Danrimi
4. Dan Sarari
5. Madakin Danrimi


The Kilishi (The third most senior officer) in charge of emirs Accommodation and office, has (5) assisting staff:
1. Santali - water carrier
2. Nama Daki - Camp officer
3. Sarkin Figini - Fanner
4. Kasheka - in charge of emir’s waponary
5. Sarkin Buzu - incharge of throne


The Majasirdi (in charge of horses and saddlery) has (7) senior staff
1. mai dawakai - In charge of stable
2. sarkin zage - In charge of spare horses
3. ciroman hawa - Deputy Horse trainer
4. Sarkin Hawa - Chief Horse Trainer
5. Sarkin Suradi - In charge of Saddlary
6. Dan Muri - in charge of stable waste


The Sarkin Hatsi (in change of grains and farmlands) has 3 senior staff
1. Sarkin gona – In charge of royal farms
2. Sarkin Rumbuna - In charge of silos and grain stores


The Sarkin Baki (in charge of Guests accommodation) has two senior staff
1. marhaba - In charge of accomodation
2. mahuta - In charge of feeding


The Barwa (in change of armory) has seven senior staff
1. Garkuwa - In charge of shields
2. sarkin lifidi – In charge of heavy armory
3. sarkin sulike – In charge of chain mail
4. sarkin baka - In charge of bows and arrows 
5. maitafari – In charge of muskers 
6. sarkin takuba - In charge of swords
7. Aje - masu In charge of spears


The Sarkin zagi (Staff officer} has 12 staff

1. Galadima zagi
2. Masun Zagi
3. Ciroman Zagi
4. Makama Zagi
5. Wazirin Zagi
6. Dan Isah Zagi
7. Madakin Zagi
8. Wamban Zagi
9. Dan-iyan Zagi
10. Sardaunan Zagi
11. Dan Darman Zagi
12. Dan Ruwatan Zagi


The Sarkin dogarai (Chief security officer) has 6 senior staff)
1. Galadiman Dogarai
2. Madakin Dogarai
3. Barden Dogareai
4. Ciroma Dogarai
5. Makaman Dogarai
6. Wazirin Dogarai


The Sarkin kagira (Crowd control officer) has 4 senior staff
1. Galadiman Kagira
2. Ciroman Kagira
3. Madakin Kagira
4. Bardan Kagira


The Sarkin Laima (in charge of royal umbrella) has 2 assisting staff
1. Madakin laima
2. Ciroman laima


The Mabudi – In charge of children welfare and training


Female Slave Titles
1. The Uwar soro (Head of house hold administration)
2. The Mai soron baki (in charge of guest and emir’s warfare)
3. The Uwar waje (in charge of palace environment matters)
4. The Mai kudadan (in charge of children welfare and dicipline)
5. Korama - In charge of grains and distribution
6. The Yar-Daka (cooks)
7. The Jakadiya (messenger and information)
8. The Zabiya (entertainment)
9. The Ta fada (responsible for women welfare)


The Emir’s Household titles consist of:
1. Mai Babban Daki (Queen Mother)
2. Mairan (Senior Princess)
3. Matan sarki (Wives)
4. Babanni (Eunuch) Last one in 1907
5. Kuyangi (Concubines) No longer applicable

The palace musicians are of diverse groups and history, with each using different kind of instruments. The Emir’s personal musicians as they are popularly known, are always on hand to entertain the Emir and visiting dignitaries or part of his entourage when attending functions outside the palace.
The most prominent are the
Ma- Busa [Horn blowers]
Kakaki (trumpeters]
Kurya, [war drums]
Jauje, [Talking drum]
Algaita [Royal flute]
Sharewa [dance flute]
Lalajo [rattle zither]
Tambura [kettle drums]
Kotso [tambourine]
Banga [mini-talking drum]
Kuge [metal gong]
Yan Laile [marcas - wrap music]


Wawan Sarki (Clown)
Dan Magana [poet]
Sankira [Town crier]