The African Voices Project: Maman Sani Sale
Maman Sani Sale is Hausa and speaks Hausa as his first language. His father is from Nigeria and his mother from Mirria, near Zinder in Niger. After his parents divorced, Sani lived with his father and attended Koranic school. He later spent some time attending school in Kano, Nigeria. After that Sani worked various jobs around Niger. He eventually married and settled in Niamey with his wife and children. At the time of the interview he was working as a watchman for the Boston University Study Abroad Program.