Surubu, Zurubu in Nigeria

Surubu, Zurubu
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People Name: Surubu, Zurubu
Country: Nigeria
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 3,500
World Population: 3,500
Primary Language: Vori
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 80.00 %
Evangelicals: 11.00 %
Scripture: Translation Started
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Benue
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Surubu people are also called the Kuvori people. A trace of them was discovered in the Congo region toward the Lake Victoria of East Africa. The small group live amongst the Maasai Mara tribal group. They probably migrated South-West of the Congo and headed to their present destination in Tanzania and Kenya popularly called the Maasai Mara region. The search for good pasture for their livestock is one other factor for their migration and resettlement in this region but, ethic and communal conflicts were majorly considered as the reasons why they moved. Most of them are farmers.

Where Are they Located?

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.

Text Source:   Emmnuel K. Abuja, I. Umaru Tanimu Saminaka, PhD