Ezaa people

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Ezza is an Igbo sub-group, in Southeastern Nigeria.[2] As a people, Ezzas are collectively referred to by the singular name Ezza/Ezaa or Ezza-Ezekuna in reference to their progenitor. Ezza's are found predominantly in Ebonyi State, mainly Ebonyi Central and in great numbers in Ebonyi North and South. Ezza have twenty two notable communities across Ebonyi state, prominent amongst them include Amana, Ezzama, Amuzu, Ameka, Oriuzor, Amezekwe, Amegu, Amudo, Idembia, Ekka.[3] They also reside in various communities such as Ezza-Effium, Ezza-Ezillo, Abaomege, Ukawu, etc; and a very significant number live in parts of Enugu, Benue, Cross River States and other parts of Nigeria.

Ezza (Ezaa)
Total population
~about 1,300,000 (2018 projection)[1]
Regions with significant populations
 Nigeria about 1,300,000 (2018 projection)[1]
Languages
Ezza language

Ezza language is spoken in Ebonyi, Cross River and Benue states.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Project - Great Commission Status of the Igbo Cluster". Joshua Project.
  2. ^ Olson, James Stuart (1996). The Peoples of Africa: An Ethnohistorical Dictionary. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 234. ISBN 0313279187.
  3. ^ "Okposhi Community Ezza North". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2020-06-14.

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