Born 22 September 1962
Ogboko, Ideato South, Imo State.
Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha (born 22 September 1962) is a Nigerian politician of Igbo extraction from Imo State. Okorocha is a former governor and the senator representing Imo West Senatorial district at the 9th Nigerian Senate., who won the 6 May 2011 gubernatorial election in Imo State and was reelected for his second term on 11 April 2015. The former governor will represent the Imo West Senatorial District at the red chamber. He is the founder of Rochas Foundation, a charity comprising a number of special schools that are spread all over Nigeria that gives scholarship to the less privileged children in the Nigerian society. In his first attempt, he ran on the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform and ran on the platform All Progressives Congress for his second term. He attended Juladaco High School, Jos (1976-1981). He studied at the University of Jos (1990-1991), obtaining a diploma in Public Administration. He returned to the University of Jos (1993-1994) to obtain an advanced diploma in Public Administration. Career positions include President, Nigeria Red Cross Society, President/Founder, Rochas Foundation Inc, President, Rochas Group of Companies Limited, Pro Chancellor, African Business School and Former Chairman, Board of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency.
Name of Spouse Nneoma Nkechi okorocha
State of Origin: Imo State
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Status N/A
Profession Politician , Administrator
Working Experience President, Nigeria Red Cross Society, , President/Founder, Rochas Foundation Inc , President, Rochas Group of Companies Limited, , Former Chairman, Board of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency. , Pro Chancellor, African Business School , Commissioner on the Federal Character Commission , Former governor,imo state , senator imo west senatorial district
Juladaco High School, Jos (1976-1981).. University of Jos (1990-1991),. University of Jos (1993-1994)
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