Isekiri

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Chekiri, Irhobo, Iselema-Otu, Ishekiri, Itsekiri, Iwere, Jekri, Selemo, Shekiri, Warri
Population

510,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Delta State, Warri, Bomadi, and Ethiope LGAs.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Similar to Yoruba [yor].

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Grammar. NT: 1985.
Writing
Latin script.