• PEOPLE NAME: GOKANA OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13806

ROP: 103418

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Gokana - (gkn)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 177,000

Global Population: 177,000


PEID: 13806

ROP: 103418

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Gokana of Nigeria, numbering 177,000, 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 Gokana. The primary religion practiced by the Gokana is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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