A humanitarian service award has been given to the Imo first lady, Nneoma Nkechi Rochas Okorocha by Rotary International club, district 9140 in recognition of her unequal passion to provide homes for the poor in society.
Accepting the award, the Governor’s wife appreciated the gesture of goodwill shown her by the Rotary International, describing it as added incentive to spur her on to greater service to humanity. Mrs. Okorocha observed that the fact that the award was coming from a fellow woman the District Governor Ijeoma Pearl Okoro was indicative that time has come for women everywhere to appreciate and encourage their fellow women. She underscored the relevance of women to national development and the need for women to encourage one another in doing good. She further solicited Rotary International‘s partnership in her “she Needs A Roof Project (SNARP), reiterating that the purpose of God’s blessings of wealth is for us to help put smiles on the faces of the downtrodden.
In a remark, the District Governor, Distirct 9140, Rotarian Ijeoma Pearl Okorothanked the Governor’s wife for attending the Women in Rotary seminer and accepting the award.