THE MBUBE PEOPLE OF CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA.

THE MBUBE PEOPLE OF CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA.

 



Mbube East is a clan of the Mbube origin of Ogoja local government in northern Cross River State. It is bordered to the west by Ekumtak, a village in Mbube West; to the east by Otukwang of Bekwara local government; to the north by Edide, another village in Mbube West; and to the south by Irruan in Boki local government area. 

A clan of not more than 45000 people from different villages like Benkpe, Oboso, Ogberia, Nkim, Egbe, Aragban and Ojirim, all speaking the same dialect almost 80% different from that of Mbube West. A clan blessed with a rich cultural recipe and fashion. Mbube East people are know for their strength in farming, especially in tuber and palm produce. Hunting and crafting is also not an exception for the locals. Despite the time consuming agricultural activities, education is also an important yardstick to the clan's growth and development.

As described earlier, Mbube East is a dip sitting clan centralized within other clans. The main access road is from Ndok junction at the Katsina ala highway, through Njua Bano then Odagie to Ekumtak way.

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