Yukuben

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ayikiben, Balaabe, Balaaben, Boritsu, Nyikobe, Nyikuben, Oohum, Uhumkhegi, Uuhum, Uuhum-Gigi
Population

15,000 in Nigeria (1992). Population total all countries: 15,950.

Location

Taraba State, Takum LGA, between Katsina Ala and Gamana rivers. About 20 villages. Also in Cameroon.

Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Language Use

Also use Jukun [jbu], Kutep [kub], or Hausa [hau].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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