This field is located in Benue State, in Middle Belt of Nigeria. The field covers areas settled by Igede and Tiv people groups. This area includes Oju Local Government Area and Tarka Local Government Areas.
The Igede people live mostly in the areas of the Southern edge of Benue State. They are comprised of 14 major clans who live in about 200 towns and villages. The Igede people are also largely a migrant group and have a huge diaspora population who are resident in the South West region of Nigeria. The Igede are predominantly farmers and there are some that are teachers, business men and students.
People Groups on Focus: Tivs and Igedes
- Organization of different outreach programmes (Film, medical, witnessing, crusade etc). At least 2 outreach programmes in a month.
- Establishment of regular Discipleship programmes and literacy classes in all the planted Churches.
- Planting of 11 model Churches in local government headquarters of the Tvs and Igede people where there are no Baptist Churches
- Training of 5 indigenous Pastor. 2 among Igedes and 3 among Tivs.