1. R.I.P. Austin Okeleke 1960-2015

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      With gratitude to God, THE FAMILIES OF OKELEKE, ANENE, & THE ENTIRE ISSELE-UKU COMMUNITY, HOUSTON TEXAS regret to announce the passing to glory of our dear Son, Brother, Husband, Brother-In-Law, Uncle and friend, the amiable Mr. AUSTIN GABRIEL ISIOMA OKELEKE who joined the Saints Triumphant on Friday January 23rd,...
  2. President’s Welcome Address at 2013 Convention

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    WELCOME ADDRESS Odinma Issele-Uku! Odinma Issele-Uku!  Odinma Issele-Uku!  You would have noticed that I greeted you all three times. This is to tell you how much we appreciate your attendance of this August gathering. You are the reason why this convention will be like no other in the annals of...

Welcome to Issele – Uku

nkadi azuhI wish to welcome you to our website and thank you for taking time out to access information on our website. This organization is comprised of persons who are sons, daughters, wives and individuals born in Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State, Nigeria, who presently reside in North America (United States and Canada). Persons either of whose parents or grandparents can trace their origins to Issele-Uku are also eligible for membership if they are interested.

The Association was formally launched in June 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia and we have had conventions in Houston, Texas, Austin Texas, Atlanta Georgia and this year we will be having our convention in Maryland. We currently have chapters in Atlanta Georgia, Houston Texas, Austin Texas, DC metro Area, New England and Members at Large.

We really appreciate your visiting our website.



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  1. Dike, Other Chiefs Removed

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    In one fell swoop, President Goodluck Jonathan retired the Chief of Defence Staff and heads of the Army, the Air Force and the Navy. The Inspector-General of Police and the Director-General of the State Security Services (SSS) were also relieved of their jobs. Those affected are Air Marshal Paul Dike,...
  2. Fred Chijuka Received 2009 Service Award

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    Brig. Gen. Fred B. Chijuka (Rtd) to receive theIssele-Uku Association of North America, Inc.most prestigious award: Passes on the Batton of leadership to the new elected IDU officials. Retired army Brig. Gen. Fred Bini Chijuka, chairman ofthe Issele-Uku Development Union, (2000-2008) formally handed over the leadership of IDU to the newly elected Chairman,...
  3. Issele – Uku Royal Kingdom: The People, Yesterday and Today

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    The original name of the new kingdom carved out of Benin Empire “Isi-Ile-Uku” signifies relationship with the Benis and Oba of Benin-City ‘Uku akpolokpolo Omonoba n’edo’. When Oba Eweka 1 created the new Benin outpost of Isi-Ile-Uku now pronounced Issele-Uku, his main objectives was to check and stop the influx...