Brief about Odeke.


My names are Odeke John Michael ( Isiagi Ogwele)

Initially  i was called Isiagi but due to insurgency in Teso, my late grand Mother Apolot Erinah Majeri and my Mother Ameede Lucy advised me to change my names as Odeke.

Born in 1974 at Kobaale parish in a village called Aparis, Malera S/C, Bukedea County in Kumi District to a family of Ogwele Enos  and my umbilical cord was cut with the name Ogwele as my first name at birth. My mother separated with my mother as such i was re- named Isiagi from my grand parents home.


I went to Kobaale primary School in 1980 – 1984, Malera P/s 1984-1987, Kongunga p/S 1988 where i sat for PLE.

1989 – 1 992 Mbale high school for UCE, Bugwere High School UACE, 1996 – 1999 Makerere University Business School ( UCC Aduku) HDM, 2007- 2009 Uganda London Centre of Marketing as well registering as a Professional Marketer. 2014-2017Bachelors Science in Marketing Makerere University.

Work History

Monitor Publications ( Nation Media) 2004- 2005, New Vision Publishing and Printing Corporation (Vision Group) 2005-2006 as a Sales Executive

National Forestry Authority marketing Supervisor 2008 to date.


Bukedea County Youth Chairman in Kumi District 2001 – 2007

Bukedea District Youth Chairman 2007 – 2011

2006 contested for member of Parliament NRM primaries for Bukedea Constituency.

Marriage Status

Married to Adong Juliet Josephine with four children one with a different mother.