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Safiyya Jibril wins 2018 BBC Hausa’s women’s writing contest – Daily Trust
Safiyya Jibril’s ‘Ya Mace’ (‘The Girl-Child’) has won this year’s BBC Hausa Short Story Writing Contest for Women. Safiyya, 29, is a secondary school teacher studying for her Master’s degree in Soil Science at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Her story, ‘Ya Mace’ highlights the ordeal of Halima, who going by family tradition, is expected …