It can be quite shocking visiting a new and unfamiliar place and also seeing how things are done. It also gives one a fore knowledge of such places, making it quite easy for one to adapt to.
As a foreigner, you need to take note of the people’s culture and customs so as not to fall a prey to any. If you are visiting any Hausa land, then you should take note of these taboos:
1. Consumption Of Pork Meat And Its Products
The consumption of pork meat and other associated products is forbidden in the north, because they believe that the pig is an unclean animal and the sale or consumption of it is an offence.
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2. Avoid Indecent Dressing
It is advised you wear clothes that properly cover your body at all times, so as to avoid embarrassments.
3. Dressing In Silk And Gold
The men in the north are forbidden from adorning themselves with gold. Adorning one’s body with gold and other ornaments is left for the ladies.
4. Alcohol Consumption
Consumption of alcohol is highly prohibited in the north and government measures have been put in place to penalise anyone who goes against this law.
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