Otuocha

 

Otuoche/Otuocha Quarters of Umueri was not amongst the traditional Quarters of the town but a farmstead that belongs to various Umueri Communities for farming and fishing Purposes. But in late 19th Century due to the advent of the White men and colonialism, it gradually evolves itself into a residential quarters as the main town of the Umueri People . 

Though most of the present day Otuocha emanated from the " Oche Coasts" called Otu Oche owned by the Amukwa- Adegbe Exogamous Village of Ikenga Umueri, it has however expand to includes other areas such as Odene Ugume na Umudiana (Ovianwagbo),

Agwe Nneyi, Ivite Otu, Ogene Okwuazi, Ezi Ndi Shell (Shell Road) etc. Its Bordered in the North by OmabalaRiver and Umueze-anam , East by Umuoba Anam Community and Aguleri, While in West and South by Nneyi Umueri and Ikenga Umueri respectively

Major Infrastrcture,Physical and Traditional Monuments:

1. Anambra East Local Government Secretariat,Otuocha

2. Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church Otuocha (Pro Cathedral)

3. Eke Market,Otuocha

4. St Gabriel Anglican Church Udeabor Umueri

5. Umueri Town Hall

6. Umueri Nipost(Sub Post Office)

7. Ovianwagbo Shrine (located at the back of present Amaeze Aguleri)

8. Anambra(Omabala) River- (A Natural tourist Reserves)

9. All Saints Hospital & Maternity Otuocha

10. MadonnaSecondary School, Otuocha

11. Ama Umueri (Village Sqaure)

12. OcheMemorialPrimary School, Otuocha
 

THE OTUOCHA UMUERI QUARTERS

The Present Otuocha Umueri Quaters are broadly divided into the followings areas:

1. Odene Ugume na Umudiana (Ovianwagboo)

2. Odene Umunchezi

3. Agwe Nneyi

4. Udeabor Umuriam

5. Ugwu Odakpu

6. Okeyiukwu

7. Nneogbo

8. Afor

9. Ogene Okwuazi

10. Ivite Otu

11. Ndida Avia

12. Ogene Alia

13. Ezi Shell (Shell Road)

 

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