Governor Rochas Okorocha has been awarded the prestigious Congressional Certificate of Recognition for his selfless service, commitment to Free education and Infrastructural development not just in Nigeria but Africa.
Presenting the Award to Gov Okorocha in Houston, Texas, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee said Gov.Okorocha
“has been recognized by all the major tribes in Nigeria for his Charity and good citzenship. He has inspired his people to believe in government again.”
She described the Imo State leader as a selfless individual who has used his resources for the benefit of the poor without asking for returns.
” Governor Okorocha is not asking for what he can get from Nigeria but for what he can do for Nigeria. Owelle Okorocha represents hope for better Nigeria.
Congresswoman Lee said that Governor Okorocha’s strong faith and leadership values helped him to rise from a classroom teacher to an international business mogul who has embarked on a charitable foundation designed to extend educational opportunities to the less priviledged.
Congresswoman Lee also said that Gov. Okorocha had inspired a generation of young Africans to serve their communities and give hope to the less privileged in their communties .
“Because the need for strong spiritual leadership is so vital to the future of our world, it brings me immense pleasure to acknowlege that Gov. Okorocha is growing a nation of faith, extending God’s kingdom biblically and educationally”
Reacting to this prestigious Award to Governor Okorocha, Commissioner for Information & Stratregy said the Governor dedicates the Award to all Nigerians irrespective of tribe and religion and to the less priviledged.
“I am indeed blessed to have witnessed this momentus occassion where an able son of Nigeria and Africa was recognized by an influential member of the U.S congress for his role in changing the lives of generations of Nigerians.
This is indeed a proud moment for Imo State because with this singular award, His Excellency has once again raised the bar of leadership and profile of Imo State. To God be the Glory”