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PEID: 14170

ROP: 110763

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Putai - (mfl)

Alternate Name(s): Putai, Marghi Damboa

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 290,000

Global Population: 290,000

PEID: 14170

ROP: 110763

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The West Marghi of Nigeria, numbering 290,000, are Unengaged and 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 Putai. The primary religion practiced by the West Marghi 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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