Gbo, Imaban in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Gbo only in Nigeria





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Gbo
People Name in Country Gbo, Imaban
Population in Nigeria 85,000
World Population 85,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Imaban, Itigidi
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Gbo
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 11850
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Cross River state, Obubra LGA; Ebonyi state, Afikpo LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Legbo (85,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Legbo 85,000
For Primary Language: Legbo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Legbo Film / Video
The Seed Company Translation Project Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
92.00 %
Ethnic Religions
8.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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