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Okpe, SW Edoid in Nigeria



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
44,000 Okpe Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 % No No   

Okpe, SW Edoid in Nigeria

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Introduction / History
The Okpe kingdom was established as early as the 17th century. It has a traditional ruler with the title Orodje of Okpe. The Okpe people are known to have migrated to found the present day Sapele and the Orodje of Okpe still exercises authority over the land of Sapele.

The illustrious kingdom of Okpe as history recalls had four sons: Orhue, Orhoro, Evwreke and Esezi. These four Okpe ruling houses later decided to adopt a rotational system to produce a ruler for the kingdom. This has helped to stabilize peace and social equality in the kingdom to this date.

Where are they located?
They are from southern Nigeria Delta state. They migrated from Edo State.

What are their lives like?
They are a cool, gentle people, educated and simple in manners with a rich culture

What are their beliefs?
They believe in a god called Osolobrugwe.

What are their needs?
Their greatest needs are in the areas of education and employment.

References
Historic information from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okpe, May 21,2013.

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Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
Persecution Rank:12 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Delta state: Sapele LGA and Ughelli South LGA, southeast of Warri.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Okpe, SW Edoid
People Name General: Okpe, SW Edoid
ROP3 Code: 107619
Joshua Project People ID: 14139
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 44,000
Population all Countries: 44,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Guinean
People Name General: Okpe, SW Edoid
Ethnic Code: NAB59c
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Language
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Primary Language: Okpe (44,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): oke    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity25.00 %(Evangelical: 3.00 %)
Ethnic Religions63.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam12.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent35.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic25.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
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Okpe, SW Edoid in Nigeria

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