CLASS:: Primary 3
SUBJECT:: Home Economic.
TOPIC:: Types of clothing.
For most people, the place where they live
determines the kinds of clothes they
wear.ln Nigeria, our clothes are light and
made of cotton because of the warm
weather. In cold countries, people wear
thick woolen dresses especially during the
cold winter season. Many people wear
Western clothes in Nigeria. Western
clothes include trousers, shirts,jackets,
There are also different types of traditional
attire that shows the various cultures in
Nigeria. Among the Yoruba,, men wear
buba and sokoto with the cap to match
while women wear buba and iro(wrapper)
with gele(head tie).
The Hausa and others from Northern
Nigeria wear kaftan and babbanriga.
In the eastern part of Nigeria, men wear
long shirt over wrapper with beautiful
hats,while the women tie two wrappers
with blouses and head tie to match.
There are different kinds of clothing that
people also wear at night to bed.
These include pyjamas and night gown.
People in certain professions also have
their own kind of clothing. Such people
include lawyers, nurses, doctors, armies, mechanics etc.
(1)What type of clothes do Nigerians wear.
(2)What types of clothes do people put on in cold countries.
(3)State five Western clothes in Nigeria.
(4)List two kinds of clothes people wear at night.
(5)State the type of clothes the Hausa and others from Northern Nigeria wear.