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See African Community Where Males and Females don't Speak the same Language (Video)

Recognized as a major tourist attraction in Nigeria and Africa, Cross River State has many unique tourist attractions that make it a state of choice.

One of these attractions abounds in a Ubang community in Obudu, Cross River State, where men speak a language distinct from that of their female counterparts.

Located in the northern part of Cross River State, Ubang is about a six-hour drive from Calabar, the state capital.

Surrounded by mountains, the Ubangais are mainly farmers, known for their cocoa, cassava, yams and producers of other cash crops.

The bilingual legacy of the Ubang clan goes back several centuries and according to different versions, when it was created, the Ubang people were particularly favored by God for being the guardian of two languages.

It is considered taboo for a man to speak the language of women and vice versa, even if both understand each other while speaking.


Those who in the past tried to speak the language of the other sex were ridiculed by the community, whi…