• PEOPLE NAME: BATU OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13678

ROP: 101142

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Batu - (btu)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 46,500

Global Population: 46,500


PEID: 13678

ROP: 101142

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Batu of Nigeria, numbering 46,500, are No Longer 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 Batu. The primary religion practiced by the Batu 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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