Owelle Rochas Okorocha is a former Governor of Imo State and the present Senator of the Orlu Zone.
He is a top Nigerian businessman and has a good number of schools across the country, majority of which are tuition free.
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Owelle Rochas Okorocha Profile
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Full Name: Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha
Date of birth: 22nd September, 1962
Age: 56 years
Parents: Ezinne Josephine Okorocha
Siblings: Okechukwu Okorocha
Spouse: Nneoma Nkechi Okorocha
Children: Aham Okorocha, Amamchi Okorocha, Uloma Okorocha
Occupation: Business, politics
Net Worth: $1.5 billion
Owelle Rochas Okorocha Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Education, Businesses, Political Career
Born on the 22nd of September, 1962, Owelle Rochas Okorocha is a Nigerian businessman, philantropist and politician.
He was the governor of Imo State from 2011-2019 and became the senator of Imo West Senatorial District at the red chamber after handing over his governorship mandate.
Owelle came into political limelight after founding the Rochas Foundation, a charity comprising a number of special schools spread all over Nigeria which give scholarships to the less privileged children in the Nigerian society.
He ran on the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform in his first attempt and ran on the platform All Progressives Congress for his second term.
Talking about his education and early life, Owelle Rochas Okorocha attended the Juladaco High School, Jos from 1976-198. He obtained a diploma in Public Administration from University of Jos and later returned to obtain an advanced diploma in Public Administration.
He has worked as the President, Nigeria Red Cross Society, a Former Chairman, Board of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, President/Founder, Rochas Foundation Inc, President, Rochas Group of Companies Limited and Pro Chancellor, African Business School.
Sen. Owelle is popular for his statutes spread all over the country, and viral words like ‘iberiberism’ which he founded. He also had some issues with getting his return ticket as the APC candidate, though it was later presented to him.
Owelle Rochas Okorocha Net Worth
Sen. Owelle Rochas Okorocha is one of the most influential politicians in Nigeria. He also runs a good number of businesses and is estimated to be net worth $1.5 billion.
Social Media Handles
You can get Sen. Owelle Rochas Okorocha on:
Facebook: Anayo Rochas Okorocha