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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.

Igbo-speaking communities in Kogi state

Akpanya community in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government area all speak Igbo Language. Everyone born and raised in the town speaks Igbo fluently.

Eke Avurugo in Ibaji Local government is a place where they peak Igbo as first indigenous language and Igala as their second language.

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.

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

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 their second language.

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

A History of Igbo people