- The largest ethnic group in Africa is the Hausa tribe, which has 78 million people
- The Hausa language is spoken in Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Benin, Cameroon, Togo, among others
- The language is the second most spoken indigenous language
There are interesting facts about the Hausa tribe. The tribe is the largest ethnic group in Africa with 78 million people.
According to Africa Facts Zone, the Hausa language is the second most spoken indigenous language with 120 million speakers.
Those who speak the language can be found in Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Benin, Cameroon, Togo, Central African Republic, Ghana, Sudan, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Senegal, and The Gambia.
In other news, the lawmaker representing Nnewi North constituency in Anambra state, Nonso Smart Okafor, has built a house for three childless widows who were living in a dilapidated mud house.
The lawmaker said he learnt about the ageing widows' terrible living condition earlier this year, adding that they suffered severe cold whenever it rained.
The widows, who were married to the same man, were given hope of comfort when Honourable Okafor visited them in the dilapidated mud house.
The lawmaker promised to change their situation and fulfilled the promise.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man identified as Anthony Esho married his Jamaican fiancee, Simone Isaacs, at the Washington D.C. War Memorial park in the United States.
The wedding was witnessed by just five guests, two from both families and the fifth person was the officiating minister. Another person present was the photographer.
Sharing photos from the wedding on his Instagram page, Anthony wrote: “Unfortunately we couldn’t have a “traditional” wedding but I thank God for the journey and wouldn’t have had it any other way.
"A lot of people have told me they are proud of me. Quite frankly I’m very proud of myself. As a boy, my mother preached a lot but a few always stood out.
"The woman who taught me how to love told me to do things the right way. She told me to go to counseling before the engagement, get married, then buy a house and lastly have children."
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