• PEOPLE NAME: ZABARMAWA OF NIGERIA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Songhai

Language: Zarma - (dje)

Alternate Name(s): Zabarmawa

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Benin; Ghana; Niger

Population: 142,000

Global Population: 4,063,800


PEID: 14205

ROP: 111171

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Zabarmawa of Nigeria, numbering 142,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Songhai people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,063,800 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Zarma. The primary religion practiced by the Zabarmawa 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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