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PEID: 13976

ROP: 105952

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Vemgo-Mabas - (vem)

Alternate Name(s): Vemgo

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Cameroon

Population: 19,500

Global Population: 34,000

PEID: 13976

ROP: 105952

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Maabas of Nigeria, numbering 19,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 34,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Vemgo-Mabas. The primary religion practiced by the Maabas is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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