100,000 in Cameroon (2003 SIL). Population total all countries: 119,460.
East Region, Kadey division, Batouri and Ndelele subdivisions. Also in Central African Republic, Congo.
Bera, Besembo, Mbonjoku, Ngbako.
Used fairly widely. Home, church, some schools. All ages. Also use dialects of Gbaya [gya] (Boli, Yangere).
Different from Kaka [yam] (Yamba), which is Grassfields Bantu. Christian, traditional religion.