Ibibio is a member of the Benue–Congo branch of the Atlantic–Congo language family. It spoken in Akwa Iborn and Cross River states in southern Nigeria by about 1.5 to 2 million people. Ibibio is closely related to Efik, and the two languages are considered as one by some.
Ibibio has been used on Nigerian radio and TV since the 1970s. The language is used for business in Akwa Iborn state, and is taught in primary and secondary schools, and universities.
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Ke abaña uduak ediyak utom umịññ kpọ ake ukara nnọọ mbonowo. Njobio owo nseabasi ette. Ke emʌm umiañ nditọ akwa ibom edueehe mbet ufọk utom emi. Ke ekpesʌk odo eenyịmme ebo ke ibaan esọñ itak afara unamñkpọ.
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Information about Ibibio
Bandial, Bariba, Efik, Ibibio, Kambari, Kissi, Kom, Laalaa, Limba, Mbum, Mundang, Noon, Obolo, Safen, Supyire, Temne, Ubang, Yemba
Languages written with the Latin alphabet
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