To WWOOF in Nigeria, the following safety measure must be taken into consideration.
Nigeria is the most populous black nation in the world, Nigeria is a country in West Africa. Nigeria shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast lies on the Gulf of Guinea in the south and it borders Lake Chad to the northeast. Noted geographical features in Nigeria include the Adamawa highlands, Mambilla Plateau, Jos Plateau, Obudu Plateau, the Niger River, River Benue and Niger Delta.
Nigeria has over 250 tribes and ethnics groups with over thousand of different local languages. The major ones are Hausa (In the North), Yoruba (in the West ) and Ibo (In the East). There are three (3) major religion practice by Nigerian, these are Christian religion, Islamic religion and traditional religion.
The christian religion spread mostly in the south western part of Nigeria and the middle belt, while the Islamic sect is been practice widely among the northern part of Nigeria where the Hausa dominate.
Recently, some Islamic sect, popularly known as boko Haram started a campaign again the western Education, causing massive destruction and disturbances in the north western part of Nigeria, which is almost 5,000 km from south western part of Nigeria where WWOOFing activities takes place. Thanks to the federal government as it has taken a drastic measure to solve this terrorist act by declaring state of emergency in the core 3 northern states where their activities is rampant. WWOOF Nigeria Team don’t encourage any of our guest a visit to this dangerous zones. We advised our guests to always keep to our security rules. If you have any question on the security situation in Nigeria, we are always ready to provide answer to those questions.
WWOOFing in Nigeria is still the best and safest means to explore and enjoy the rich culture of Nigeria.