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PEID: 33345

ROP: 101109

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Kru

Language: Hausa - (hau)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Liberia; Sierra Leone

Population: 4,900

Global Population: 732,400

PEID: 33345

ROP: 101109

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Bassa of Nigeria, numbering 4,900, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Kru people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 732,400 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Hausa. The primary religion practiced by the Bassa 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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