Surubu, Zurubu in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Surubu only in Nigeria





Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

Most of them are farmers. They are located in Kaduna State, Kauru Local Government Area, Kumana Chiefdom.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Presently the great majority profess to be Christian but many still worship idols. The remainder practice Islam and other faiths.

What Are Their Needs?

They need roads and communication systems as they isolated behind the Surubu hills.

Prayer Points

* Pray for revival
* Pray for cleansing from the sins of the fore fathers
* Pray for more missionaries

Profile Source:   Emmnuel K. Abuja  

People Name General Surubu
People Name in Country Surubu, Zurubu
Population in Nigeria 11,000
World Population 11,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Zurubu
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Surubu
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 15138
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 Kaduna state, Saminaka LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Surubu (11,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Surubu 11,000
For Primary Language: Surubu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.00 %)
80.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
35.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
Profile Source: Emmnuel K. Abuja  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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