Portions of the Book of Common Prayer in Hausa.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1968.
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Hausa is a major Chadic language used in Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Benin, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Sudan, and Togo, as well as across the Sahel. This adaptation and translation of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer into Hausa uses the Latin alphabet rather than the older Ajami Arabic script. It was published for use in the former Diocese of Northern Nigeria. In keeping with the formation of a republican system of government in independent Nigeria in 1963, this is the first Hausa-language Anglican liturgy to omit the State Prayers for Elizabeth II as Queen of Nigeria.
David Griffiths identifies this text as No. 49:5 in his Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer 1549-1999 (London: The British Library; New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2002). This book was digitized in August 2015 by Richard Mammana from a personal copy.