• PEOPLE NAME: RUHU OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13958

ROP: 116232

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Lame - (bma)

Alternate Name(s): Lame

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 17,500

Global Population: 17,500


PEID: 13958

ROP: 116232

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Ruhu of Nigeria, numbering 17,500, are Unengaged and 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 Lame. The primary religion practiced by the Ruhu is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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