Idoma

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A language of Nigeria

Population

600,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Benue State, Otukpo and Okpokwu LGAs.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Idoma Central (Akpoto, Oturkpo), Idoma South (Igumale, Igwaale, Ijigbam), Idoma West, Okpogu. Dialect subgroup.

Language Use

Adult education.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Radio programs. TV. Grammar. NT: 1970.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 1979.