10,000 (Dieu and Renaud 1983), increasing.
North West region: Mezam division, Tuba subdivision, along Ring road, northeast of Bamenda. Bambili, Bambui villages.
Bambili (Mbele, Mbili, Mbogoe), Bambui (Mbui). Mutual inherent intelligibility is low with Mendankwe-Nkwen [mfd].
They interact more with Bafut than with Nkwen and Mendankwe-Nkwen. Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.