Edo

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Addo, Benin, Bini, Oviedo, Ovioba
Population

1,000,000 (Wiesenfeld 1999).

Location

Edo state: Benin City, Ovia South West, Ovia North East, southern Uhunmwonde, Orhionmwon, and north Oredo LGAs; Delta state: Ike North East and Ike South LGAs; Ondo state: Irele and Ose LGAs.

Language Status

4 (Educational).

Language Use

Adult education, history.

Language Development
Taught in primary and secondary schools. Radio programs. TV. Dictionary. Bible: 1996.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].