590,000 (2012 SIL).
Ebonyi state: Ezaa North, Ezaa South, Ishielu, Ohaukwu, Onicha, and Ivo LGAs; Enugu state: Nkanu East LGA; Benue state: Ado LGA.
None known. Reportedly similar to Igbo [ibo].
Taught in primary schools. Bible: 2005–2014.
Latin script [Latn].