Eleme

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A language of Nigeria

Population

58,000 (1990 UBS). 5% monolingual.

Location

Rivers State, Eleme LGA.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Nchia, Odido.

Language Use

Home. All ages.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%. Literacy rate in L2: 60% in English. Poetry. NT: 2001.
Writing
Latin script, used since 1990.
Other Comments

Eleme land is in an industrial area with people from many language groups living among them. Christian, traditional religion.