Igala

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Igara
Population

800,000 (1989 UBS).

Location

Kogi State, Ankpa, Idah, Dekina, and Bassa LGAs; Edo State, Oshimili LGA; Anambra State, Anambra LGA.

Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Ankpa, Anyugba, Ebu, Ibaji, Idah, Ife, Ogugu.

Language Use

Agatu, Idoma, and Bassa people use Igala to attend Ika Bible School. All domains.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Bible: 1968.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.