Historical Dates

 

1896 - Umueri Community received the Royal Niger Company and signed a treaty allowing them to use Otuocha as their base in trading expedition

1904 - Umueri Community received the Christian Missionary Society(CMS)

1904 - St Immanuel Anglican Church Umuatoulu was established by the Ivite Umueri Community.

1910 - Umueri elders in Otuocha ceded portion of Otuocha land to Umuoba- Anam- migrants from Anam across the Omaballa River

1912 - St Gabriel Anglican Church Udeabor Otuocha was established.

1930 - Umueri Elders sued Aguleri over Otuocha land following spontaneous rise in buildings of Aguleri in the town

1935 - Umueri Community was sued over Otuocha land by the Aguleri elders.

1957 - General hospital Umueri was built by Umueri Youths Association & completed in the same year 1957

1959 - Umueri Postal Agency was built by Umueri Youths Association 

1960 - Igwe Nelson Ugume Okoye crowned Igwe Okebo 1 of Umueri                              

1964- Communal Clash erupted between Umueri & Aguleri

1975 - Umueri Town Hall, built by Umueri Development Organisation 

1980 - Umueri Girls High school - built by Ugume village Umueri

1982 - Umueri Technical School - built by Umunchezi Umueri

1984 - Community Secondary School, Umuatuolu - built by Ivite Umueri 

1984 - Supreme Court Judgement on Otuocha land dispute between Aguleri and Umuleri, while admiting in the judgement that Otuocha land was "vacant iece of land... and that its the people of umueri who first lived in the land before the Aguleri filtered into it"

1988 - Avia Ama market - built by Umudiana village

1989 - Eke market - built by Nneyi Umueri 

1990 - Umueri post office - built by Umueri general assembly, Lagos 

1994 - Sign Post of Umueri & Statute of Blessed Virgin Mary in Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church were razed down by Aguleri Youths

1995 - Aguleri Invaded Umueri which leads to Communal Clashes

1999 - 2nd Communal Crisis erupted again between Aguleri & Umueri

2003 - Orient Petroleum Resources discovered Oil and Gas in Commercial Quantities in Umueri.

 

 

2009 - Federal Government approved the proposed Anambra State Cargo Airport to be cited in Umueri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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