140,000 in Nigeria (1989 SIL). Total users in all countries: 143,700.
Cross River state: Ikom, Obudu, and Ogoja LGAs.
Basua (Bashua), Irruan (Eerwee, Erwan), Boje (Bojie), Kwakwagom, Nsadop, Osokom, Wula (Baswo, Kecwan, Okundi), Oku, Boorim, Oyokom, Abo (Abu), Eastern Bokyi (East Boki).
Important district language. All ages.
Latin script [Latn], used since 1971.
Ethnic groups: Ndir, Ukwese, Utang, and Yon.