Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 220

Full Length Research Paper

The practice of Almajiri: Prospect and socio-medical challenges in Northern part of Nigeria

Zakir, A.
  • Zakir, A.
  • Department of General and Applied Sciences, Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi Nigeria.
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Abubakar, U.
  • Abubakar, U.
  • Department of Special, Adult and Non Formal Education, Federal College of Education, Zaria, Nigeria.
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Lawal, U. S.
  • Lawal, U. S.
  • Department of Social Development, Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi, Nigeria.
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Imrana, H.
  • Imrana, H.
  • Department of General and Applied Sciences, Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi Nigeria.
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Habibu, I. T.
  • Habibu, I. T.
  • Department of Special, Adult and Non Formal Education, Federal College of Education, Zaria, Nigeria.
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Hassan, I. H.
  • Hassan, I. H.
  • Department of Physiotherapy, Shehu Idris College of health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi, Nigeria.
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Harande, M. M.
  • Harande, M. M.
  • Department of Social Development, Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 21 January 2014
  •  Accepted: 02 September 2014
  •  Published: 30 September 2014

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