Uwakwe, 22, has joined from Chelsea on an 18-month contract.
Uwakwe went out on loan last season, making 15 league appearances for Accrington, where he scored four goals in his first two games after hitting an EFL Trophy hat-trick on his debut against Leeds United Under-21s.
He also scored in the EFL Trophy this season, in his one appearance for Chelsea Under-21s, at Forest Green.
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