Thursday 30 June 2022

Meet The Indigenous Igbo people of Kogi state

Kogi state shares boundaries with Anambra and Enugu states. That explains why the indigenous Igbo people in Kogi are found majorly in the Eastern part of the state, they have close proximity with the Igala people.

Some Igbo-speaking communities in Kogi state are:

1. Akpanya community in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government area all speak Igbo. Everyone born and bred in the town speak Igbo fluently.

2. Eke Avurugo in Ibaji Local government.

They speak Igbo as their first indigenous language and Igala as their second language.

3. Ugwuebonyi, Ebokwe, Ozara, Amaeke, Amankpo, Amauwani camp, Amaokwu, Amadiefioha, Amaufulu, etc. all in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi State are Igbo-speaking communities.

4. Nwajala, Umuoye, Ubulie-Umueze in Ibaji Local government area of Kogi state.

5. The Odolu community in Igalamela/Odolu local government area of Kogi state is said to speak Igala as first language and the Nsukka Igbo dialect as second language.

6. Onicha-Igo is a small town in Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi state with indigenous Igbo people.

1 comment:

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