40,000 (2012 M. Rueck, Z. Yoder, and K. Hannelová). Elderly are monolingual.
Taraba state: Karim Lamido LGA, Balasa, Bambur, and Kirim; Wukari LGA, Gada Mayo.
Latin script [Latn], no longer in use.
4 clans: Bambur, Balassa, Banyam, Bamingun. Different from Kulung [mpg] of Chad which is Chadic. Similar in culture to Piya, Kodei, Kwanchi, Pelang, and Pero. Christian.