• PEOPLE NAME: OKPE OF NIGERIA


PEID: 14065

ROP: 107619

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Okpe (Southwestern Edo) - (oke)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 373,000

Global Population: 373,000


PEID: 14065

ROP: 107619

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Okpe of Nigeria, numbering 373,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Okpe (Southwestern Edo). The primary religion practiced by the Okpe 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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