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.

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. Amorka can trace its history to Okija, which is another town in Ihiala area. Other neighboring towns include Uli, Ibiasoegbe, Mgbedi, Ozara, Ohakpu, Egbu, and Olu. There is a palm tree that has three branches in Amorka. Amorka is blessed with lots of wealthy peoples.

Notable people[edit]

Amorka has produced numerous ordained clergy and members of religious orders:

  • The Rt Rev Peter Benson Odimegwu (late)
  • The Reverend Fr. Vanatius Emeka Ndukaihe
  • The Rev. Fr. Christian Ohaemesi
  • The Rev. Fr. Cornelius Akabuogu
  • The Rev. Sr. Jacqueline Anujuru
  • The Rev. Sr. Agnes Asikaogu

Other:

  • Eng.Mark Ezemba
  • J.C. Udeozor, CEO of Aboniki Balm
  • Hyginus Okoli, architect
  • Anselm Nnamdi Anujulu, pharmacist
  • Chief Prince Emeka Anujulu
  • Chief JoeLord Onuchukwu, business magnate
  • Damian O. Anujulu, CEO, Nelsons Multimedia Studio, Bremen, Germany
  • Simon Onyinye Odimegwu (FAVOREX (PTY) LTD S/A)
  • Daniel Emeka Unadike (a.k.a Sympathy) Nollywood star
  • chinedu k ezemba(ichie ezembanabu) Ceo VIC KNOR LTD
  • Eng. Pastor Stanley Ezemba. minister engineer, musician, song writer, communication expert, motivational speaker. C.E.O.Voice of Love Foundation

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The incumbent Traditional Ruler is Igwe K.O Obiriolemgbe The postal code of the town is 431125.