PEID: 14191

ROP: 111062

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Leyigha - (ayi)

Alternate Name(s): Assiga, Ayigha, Asiga

Primary Religion: Christianity - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 19,000

Global Population: 19,000

PEID: 14191

ROP: 111062

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Yigha of Nigeria, numbering 19,000, 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 Leyigha. The primary religion practiced by the Yigha is marginal Christianity, a form of religion with roots in Christianity but not theologically Christian.

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