• PEOPLE NAME: IKU OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13853

ROP: 103979

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Iku-Gora-Ankwa - (ikv)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Animism

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 19,500

Global Population: 19,500


PEID: 13853

ROP: 103979

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Iku of Nigeria, numbering 19,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Benue people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Iku-Gora-Ankwa. The primary religion practiced by the Iku is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.


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