Ikenga

 

Ikenga Quarter (Clan) of Umueri consists of two Sub groups or clans: Umunchezi (Viz Akamunato & Ogonogo Adegbe) and Ugume na Umudiana (Viz Ugume & Umudiana). 

Its located within middle belt of the town, though boarded to Igboezunu Aguleri and Nando to east,Ivite Umueri (Umuatuolu and Ogbu) to the South while Aguakor(Obinetiti) and Aguleri to the Northern flanks.

The Major Infrastructure,Physical & Traditional Monuments

1. General Hospital Umueri

2. Girls High School,Umueri

3. Aviama Market

4. Oye Mgbago Market.

5. Dabawor Shrine

6. Oviammili Shrine

7. Ogwugwu Shrine, Umudiana

8.S.S Peter and Paul Catholic Church

9. Unity Primary School, Mgbago Umueri

IKENGA UMUERI VILLAGE AND KINDRED STRUCTURE

1. Umunchezi 

2. Ugume na Umudiana

 

1.Umunchezi Sub Clans includes the following two division:

1a. Akamunato

1b. Ogonogo Adegbe

1a. AKAMUNATO VILLAGES

I.Mgbago

II.Umuriam

III.Iruozobia

I. MGBAGO Village Consists of the following exogamous families: 

Irukwu, Iruejiofor, Umuejizu,Iruegwuonw u,Umuonyiva

Irukwu further is divided into further kindreds: Umuodogu, Iyasilienu,Azodochi ,Ovianagu.

While Iruejiofor is also divided into following kindreds:Umuanowia,Umugikwes ili,Iruejiofor, Umuonyebuluogu, Umumbiaogu

Umuejizu on its parts is divided into the following kindreds: Umuyanwa, Umuyasili,Iyasilika, Umunwodu

Iruegwuonwu is also divided into the following kindreds: Umuederuke,Umuoyara ,Umunwabulu.

While Umuonyiva consists of the following kindreds: Umuonyiva,Iruokpele gbe(Umugbocha) ,Iruama,Umuenwuz o, Umunkamaka


II. UMURIAM Villages consists of the following Exogamous kindred families:  Umunechi,Umuomelum, Umuanameliakor, Umuodobuojo

III. IRUOZOBIA Villages also consists of the following kindreds: Umuaniga, Umuokechi,Iruogokwu , Iruetiti.

 

IB. OGONOGO ADEGBE VILLAGES

I.Amukwa

II.Adegbe

-(a) Irueke

-(b)Iruonyekwe

III.Umunagu


I. AMUKWA Village consists of the following kindreds: Umuonyeche(Umuoche) ,Umuokwusi, Umuikendu,Umualom, Irugbum

II. ADEGBE Village is divided into two Sub group

(a) IRUEKE Village comprises the following kindreds: Umuivejuka,Iruachut na Anigwa, Umuiyasili.

(b) IRUNONYEKWE Village is made up with the following kindreds: Umuakagba & Umunyanwanyi.

III. UMUNAGU Village comprises the following kindreds: Umuoni,Umuogochi, Umuokpalagu.

 

2. UGUME NA UMUDIANA  is broadly divided into two Sub Clans

a. Ugume

b. Umudiana

2a. UGUME comprises the following Villages

I. Ugume Ani

II. Ugume Enu

III Iruakpu


I.UGUME ANI Exogamous Village consists of the following kindreds: Umuasajonwu, Umuogbuevi & Umudibie

II. UGUME ENU Village comprises the Umuniko  Exogamous Village

(a). Umuniko Village is sub divided into Ugudaba and Iruora

-(I). UGUDABA Village consists of the following Kindreds: Umuodogwu, Umuodiagbuo, Umuezeozu, Umuchebuocha

-(II). IRUORA Village is consists of the following Kindreds:  Umunyanwanyi, Umuanasili, Umuokoye, Umuejima

III. IRUAKPU Villages is consists of the following kindreds: Umuigwe, Iruogbo, Umuanakor.


2B. UMUDIANA VILLAGE

Umudiana Villages comprises four sub Villages:

I. Amukwa 

II. Iruagu

III. Iruechi 

IV. Iruoji

I. AMUKWA Villages consists of the following kindreds: Umuakaliwo, Umuawujio, Umuikenga

II. IRUAGU Villages on its parts is consists of the following kindreds: Mkpama,

Umuonwunemem, Iruamulu, Umuaduba ,Irugegee.

III. IRUECHI Villages consists of the following kindreds: Onwediana and Ugwuerim

IV. IRUOJI Villages Consists of  Iruoji


Note: Amukwa, Iruoji and Iruechi belongs to Akamanato Exogamous Villages

THE TOWN PROFILES

Name:
Umueri(Mispronounced Umuleri)

Location:
Anambra East LG of Anambra State.

His Royal Highness
(Traditional Ruler)
 


H.R.H Igwe Nelson U. Okoye
Igwe Okebo 1 of Umueri

His Majesty
(Traditional Prime Minister)


HRM Mike ekweonu
Onowu Iyasele  of Umueri

P.G Umueri General
Assembly (UGA)


Hon. Pius Okonkwo
(President General, U.G.A)

Title(Male):
Amanwulu,Ivejioku,
Oba,Asammuo
Ogbuevi,Ogbuanyinya

Title(Female):
Ekwe, Iyom,Nne-
Mmanwu,Okomme

Population:
Est. 155,000.00

Occupation:
Farmers,Fishers,trading
business,Crafts & Arts etc