Mada

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Madda, Yidda
Population

100,000 (1993 SIL).

Location

Nassarawawa state: Akwanga and Nasarawawa-Eggon LGAs; Kaduna state: Jema’a LGA on southern border; Kaura LGA.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. NT: 1999.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 1985.

Other Comments

Different from Mada [mxu] of Cameroon. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.