The Role of Hausa Classical Musics in Promoting Security

 Cite this article as: Shehu, M. (2023). Gudunmuwar Marubuta Waƙoƙin Hausa ga Sha’anin Zaman Lafiya. Tasambo Journal of Language, Literature, and Culture, (2)1, 122-130. www.doi.org/10.36349/tjllc.2023.v02i01.015.


Dr. Musa Shehu
Department of Nigerian LanguagesUsmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria


The role of Hausa written poetry in the life of Hausa people can never be over-emphasized. Besides leisure, it gives courage, and determination, and leads to a better way of life. It touches almost all aspects of human endeavor, which includes culture, religion, politics, socialization, knowledge, economics, love of one another, peace and conflict resolution, among others. The aim of this paper is to analyze some Hausa written poetry as regards peace and conflict resolution and see how they contribute to drawing people’s attention and educating them on resolution, peacemaking and peacekeeping, and the effects of crisis according to the tradition of Hausa. Therefore, the paper will peep through some selected written verses that address peace and conflict resolution.

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