Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri - (bij)

Alternate Name(s): Kwanka, Kadung

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Nigeria

Also found in:

Population: 426,000

Global Population: 426,000

PEID: 14453

ROP: 105525

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri Cluster of Nigeria, numbering 426,000, 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 Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri. The primary religion practiced by the Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri Cluster is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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