Governor Rochas Okorocha has advised the youths to imbibe the spirit of hard work; prayerfulness and selflessness to enable them achieve greatness in life Owelle Rochas Okorocha gave this advice to the youths while addressing the mammoth crowd who have come to worship the Lord at the May 2013 edition of the WODDI prayer summit held at the Ahiajoku Convention center, New Owerri, Imo State.
Speaking at the event, His Excellency noted that no government, nation or organization can engage in a successful development without strong and dependable youths. He reminded the youths that their destiny was in their hands and their attitude determined their future . He urged them to abstain from social vices such as kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, indecent dressing prostitution among others.
In her opening remarks, the initiator of the prayer project and wife of the governor ,Nneoma Nkechi Rochas Okorocha while dwelling on the theme of the day, ‘Emerging Leaders’ enjoined Imo youths to use their youthful age to serve God truthfully and honestly for them to emerge as effective leaders of tomorrow.
The Imo first lady stressed the need to pay special attention to the issues concerning youths while urging them to not to allow peer group influence, greed and selfishness to distract them She disclosed that the essence of devoting this edition of the WODDI prayer summit to youth was to present them to the Lord who is their creator for His blessings on them so that their good plans for the future will not fall short.