Okorocha Rewards Paralympic Athletes In Imo

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has fulfilled his promises to the athletes in the just concluded Rio Paralympics from the state. The Governor made good … Continue reading Okorocha Rewards Paralympic Athletes In Imo


Rochas Okorocha, Paralympic-Athletes

Rochas Okorocha, Paralympic-AthletesImo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has fulfilled his promises to the athletes in the just concluded Rio Paralympics from the state.

The Governor made good his pledge on Thursday as he rewarded the athletes with the sum of one million Naira each, a piece of land and a brand new car.

The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr Uche Nwosu, presented the gift on behalf of the Governor to the beneficiaries at the Government House in Owerri, the Imo State capital in southeast Nigeria.

He commended the athletes for achieving such feat at the Olympic Games, saying they have made Nigeria proud and not only Imo state.

The reward was also extended to the coaches of the celebrated athletes.

Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, a gold medalist, Josephine Orji, thanked the Imo State government for the kind gesture.