• PEOPLE NAME: GERA OF NIGERIA

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PEID: 13798

ROP: 103300

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Gera - (gew)

Alternate Name(s): Gerawa

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 388,000

Global Population: 388,000


PEID: 13798

ROP: 103300

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Gera of Nigeria, numbering 388,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Gera. The primary religion practiced by the Gera 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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