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Mahommed Ahmad (the Sudanese mandi) proclaimed a jihad in 1882.
Thereupon Fodio unfurled the green banner of Mahomet and preached a jihad or religious war.
He had already declined to support the jihad.
He thinks that his principal aim was simply the formation of a compact Mahommedan state, which was, indeed, in the issue destined to be the instrument of the jihad,.
Saheb says that " we Iraqis are waiting for a sign from the president to declare a jihad.