Jukun

Categories: Ethnicities

Most of the groups in north central Nigeria trace their origin to the Jukun, Benue-Congo language speakers who can be found in the Benue River valley, but also in northwestern Cameroon. The Jukun trace their own origins to the powerful Sudanic kingdom of Kororofa.

Synonyms:
Djukkum, Djuku, Djunkun, Jikum, Jujun, Jukon, Juku, Jukum, Kona, Korarafa, Kororafa, Kororo, Kororofa, Kororofawa, Kwararafa, Kwarorrafa
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