Geji in Nigeria

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People Name: Geji
Country: Nigeria
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 8,200
World Population: 8,200
Primary Language: Geji
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 3.00 %
Evangelicals: 1.28 %
Scripture: Portions
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Chadic
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

Geji is in the Toro Local Government Area, particularly the eastern part in Bauchi State, Nigeria. One of the popular families in Geji, then referred to as the Gandi family, migrated to and settled at the southern part of Toro Local Government Area. To date, that village settlement is known and referred to as Gandi village in Palama ward.

Where Are they Located?

Geji people are presently located in Toro Local Government Area in the Geji ward and in the southern part (in Palama ward) as Gandi village. Toro Local Government is in Bauchi State of Nigeria.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Their lives and lifestyles include being cultural artists, peasant farmers, running business and educational pursuits.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Among the Geji is found Christian religious belief, traditional religious beliefs and Islamic religious beliefs.

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