C aNsaNa is known by various names in Nigeria.
To mention a few, the plant is called cihpi' in
igho, r'gc in Yoruha, igcni in I ka, m,go in Hausa,
ij/akpu in Olukwumi, in/c/a/ca in Urhobo, ma in
Aimang/lhibio. okponkoro in Ijaw, and hobo:i in
Ishan. Nutritionally. cassava contains potassium.
iron, calcium, vitamin A. folic acid, sodium.
vitamin C. vitamin B-6, and protein, all vital in the