Oko-Eni-Osayen

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ogori-Magongo, Oko
Population

10,000 (Williamson 1989). 4,000 in Ogori, 3,000 in Magongo, 3,000 in Eni.

Location

Kogi State, Okene LGA, Ogori and Magongo towns, south southwest of Okene.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Eni, Oko (Ogori, Uku), Osayen (Magongo, Osanyin). Dialect cluster (Crozier and Blench 1992). Seems equally distantly related to Yoruba [yor], Ebira [igb], Edo [bin], Igbo [ibo], and Idoma [idu].