26,000 (2002 SIL).
Far North region: Mayo-Sava division, Tokombéré subdivision, 16 villages on east edge of Mandara mountains, north of Maroua.
Gemzek (Gaduwa), Mineo (Minew), Zulgo (Zelgwa, Zoulgo, Zulgwa). Slight dialect differences between villages.
If Zulgo is used in church, interpretation is not given into Gemzek. Also use Adamawa Fulfulde [fub], in church, but with interpretation into Gemzek or Zulgo.
Latin script [Latn].