Amorka

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Amorka is a town in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state of Nigeria. It is located along the Onitsha-Owerri expressway, on the border of Anambara. The town consists of eight villages: Ikenga, Umuanum, Umuejim, Umueze, Umuezeala, Umuezike, Umunakwa, and Umuokpara. Biafra Airport is located in Amorka; it is currently owned by the Abalobi family. The town also has bunkers built by then-leader of the Biafrans Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu.

Landmarks[edit]

The town has a river, the Mmiri Amorka. It also has several churches: St. Peter's Catholic Church Amorka, St. Augustine Anglican Church, Winner's Chapel, a Kingdom Hall for Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God church, and a famous Sabbath synagogue.

History and background[edit]

Amorka can trace its history to Okija, which is another town in Ihiala area. Other neighboring towns include Uli, Ibiasoegbe, Mgbidi, Ozara, Ohakpu, Egbu, and Orlu. There is a palm tree that has three branches in Amorka. Amorka is blessed with lots of wealthy peoples. Many young millioners now has emerged, such as: Chief Benson Ogwo, Joe Mgbeadigha, Papio Ezemba, Ezidiegwu Chinedu, Enyebros Ogwo, Goddy King, ecetera.