Rochas Okorocha Biography
Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, born September 22, 1962, popularly known as Rochas Okorocha, is a Nigerian politician and philanthropist from Imo State. He is the senator representing Imo West senatorial district in the National Assembly and also the former Governor of Imo State.
Okorocha was born in Ogboko, Ideato South in Imo State, where he hails from.
|Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha
|Date of Birth:
|September 22, 1962 (59 years old)
|Place of Birth:
|Ogboko, Ideato South
|State of Origin:
Early Life and Education
Rochas was born in Ogboko, Ideato South, Imo State, to an Imo father and an Anambra mother. He identifies more with his Anambra side, which is where his inherent hostility comes from.
He went to Juladaco High School in Jos, Nigeria (1976-1981).
He received a diploma in Public Administration from the University of Jos in 1990-1991. In 1993-1994, he returned to the University of Jos to get an advanced diploma in public administration.
Okorocha is the President, Nigerian Red Cross Society, founder and CEO of Rochas Group of Companies Limited.
He is also the Pro-Chancellor, African Business School and Former Chairman, Board of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency.
After serving as the Governor of Imo State, Okorocha was elected as a senator.
President of the Nigeria Red Cross Society, President/Founder of the Rochas Foundation Inc, President of the Rochas Group of Companies Limited, Pro-Chancellor of the African Business School, and Former Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency are among his previous appointments.
Rochas Okorocha Net Worth
Okorocha is a top politician with an estimated net worth of $50 million.
Okorocha is married to Nneoma Nkechi, and the marriage has been blessed with six children: three girls and three boys.
Rochas Okorocha’s children are Uloma Rochas Nwosu, Uju Rochas-Anwuka, Uchechi Rochas, Aham Rochas, Amen Rochas and Amam Rochas.
Rochas Okorocha owns Rochas Foundation, a charity organization which offer helping hands to those in need.
The foundation has special schools spread all over Nigeria which gives scholarships to the less privileged.