Geji in Nigeria

The Geji have only been reported in Nigeria
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

Geji is in the Toro Local Government Area, particularly the eastern part in Bauchi State, Nigeria. One of the popular families in Geji, then referred to as the Gandi family, migrated to and settled at the southern part of Toro Local Government Area. To date, that village settlement is known and referred to as Gandi village in Palama ward.


Where Are they Located?

Geji people are presently located in Toro Local Government Area in the Geji ward and in the southern part (in Palama ward) as Gandi village. Toro Local Government is in Bauchi State of Nigeria.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Their lives and lifestyles include being cultural artists, peasant farmers, running business and educational pursuits.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Among the Geji is found Christian religious belief, traditional religious beliefs and Islamic religious beliefs.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Geji
People Name in Country Geji
Population in Nigeria 7,800
World Population 7,800
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Gezawa, Gyanzi, Zaranda
People ID 11855
ROP3 Code 103285
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bauchi state: Toro LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bauchi state: Toro LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Geji
Language Code gji   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Other People Groups Speaking Geji
Primary Language Geji
Language Code gji   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Geji

Primary Language:  Geji

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2012)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Geji
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.28 %)
3.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
27.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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