Amiri, the second largest town in Oru is the oldest son of one of the wives of Oru. History points out that Amiri is the elder brother of Awo-Omamma and Atta (Atta was later married to Isu). Amiri married two wives, one from Oru and one from Isu. The first wife from Isu had four sons namely:
The second wife had five sons namely:
These 9 sons and Nchoko make up the 10 villages in Amiri. Nchoko, though not one of the first generation sons of Amiri, was made up of prominent warlords at the time. They left Mbubu and headed south in search of better life. They found good land between Ubahazu, Umuduru and Otulu where they settled and formed the last of the ten villages in Amiri.
It should also be noted that Amiri was the seat of the defunct Biafran Navy where the naval commander, Capt. Anukwu held sway throughout the Nigeria/Biafra war.
This information was provided by Chief Adol Onyima of the Washington, DC Branch. To provide additional information about Amiri, please use the comment form below.