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About Rochas Okorocha

Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha (born 22 September 1962) is a Nigerian philanthropist and lawmaker of Igbo extraction from Imo State. He is the Senator addressing Imo West Senatorial locale at the 9th Nigerian Senate. He is likewise the former Governor of Imo State. 


Rochas Anayo Okorocha 


Congressperson of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Imo State West District 


Occupant 


Accepted office June 2019

Preceded by Hope Uzodinma 5th Governor of Imo State 

In office 29 May 2011 –29 May 2019DeputyPrince Eze Madumere Preceded by Ikedi G. Ohakim Succeeded by Chukwuemeka Ihedioha Personal details Born22 September 1962 (age 58) 


Ideato South, Imo State, Nigeria 

Nationality: Nigerian 

Political party: All Progressives Congress 


He is the author of Rochas Foundation, a cause including various exceptional schools that are spread all over Nigeria that offers grant to the less favored youngsters in Nigeria. On his first endeavor, he ran on the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform and ran on the stage of All Progressives Congress for his subsequent term. 


Early political profession 


Okorocha was a Commissioner on the Federal Character Commission and a Member of the National Constitutional Conference. 


At the point when majority rules system was reestablished in 1999, Rochas Okorocha contended in the primaries to be the People's Democratic Party (PDP) contender for legislative head of Imo State however lost to Achike Udenwa. He moved to the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) and ran for the gathering's official selection yet a baffling outcome in the essential in 2003 finished his desire. He got back to the PDP, and President Olusegun Obasanjo appointed him as Special Adviser on Inter-Party issues. 


Rochas Okorocha shaped the Action Alliance (AA) party in 2005, wanting to turn into a Presidential contender for the AA in the 2007 elections.

He again got back to the PDP, and in September 2007, demonstrated that he was keen on turning out to be PDP National Chairman. After Governor Ikedi Ohakim decamped from the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) to the PDP in July 2009, Okorocha rejected that Ohakim had assumed control over the PDP in the state, saying he was named as A pioneer since he was lead representative, yet an appropriate PDP congress ought to be held to settle on strategy.


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