Gov Rochas Okorocha, acknowledging cheers from the public, during food exhibition at the 2017 August Meeting in Owerri, Imo State capital.

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari accompanied by Gov Rochas Okorocha and wife, Nneoma, as Aisha acknowledges cheers from the public during the 2017 August Meeting in Imo.


Deputy Chief of Staff, Domestics/Chairman, Food Security, Hon. Mrs. Ogechi Ololo, presenting a trophy to one of the victorious participants at the 2017 August Meeting that had Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari as the Distinguished Special Guest of Honour and Mother of the Day, 03/08/2017.


President Buhari in a lunch with Governors and Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in London, when they visited him on Sunday, 23/07/2017.

Focal Person, Imo N-Power, Hon. Mrs Ogechi Ololo, stressing a point to the Principal of Government Secondary School Owerri, Obiyor Ukwu, while SSA to President Mohammed Buhari on Job Creation/Youth Employment, Afolabi Imoukhuede watches with keen interest, when the N-Power Monitoring/Evaluation Team led by the SSA, visited the school, 6/07/2017.

Gov. Okorocha watches with keen interest as his new appointees take the oath of office. Standing middle is Hon. Ogechi Ololo DCOS Domestic, Engineer Kingsley Uju, DCOS Operations (r) and Prof. Edna Matthew Njoku, DCOS Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations.


Gov. Rochas Okorocha in a warm embrace with the Hon. Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, when the Minister visited the State to commission the completed projects at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Owerri, 18th June, 2017.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha addressing Imo Youth Millionaires at one of their Mentorship/Training sessions.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha (2nd left) with Her Majesty, Queen Mother Ntombi Indlovkazi (m), Ag Head of the Kingdom of Swaziland and others, when Okorocha paid her a visit. Both discussed issues relating to education and agriculture.


Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha exchanging pleasantries with the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, when Governor Okorocha visited him at the Union Building, Pretoria.  

Hon. Mrs. Ogechi Ololo, DCOS, Domestic and Internal Affairs, Imo State Govt in a handshake with Chief Chris Chikwe, Co-ordinator of PGs/Secretaries, Owerri North LGA, as other members of the group pose for photo-shoot, shortly after their parley, Friday. 

Gov. Rochas Okorocha (l) watches with keen interest as a beneficiary of his Youth Millionaire Empowerment Programme receives a cheque of N1million during the 2017 Imo Democracy Day in Owerri.

Governor Rochas Okorocha receiving the Aminun Kano AMK (Best friend of Kano) award from his Kano State counterpart, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, at the KanoAt50 Investiture Dinner held as part of the events to mark its 50th Year since creation.


Jubilant Imo citizens during the 2017 Democracy Day celebration that also featured the Youth Millionaire Empowerment Program, held at Heroes Square, Owerri, 29/05/2017.

        Hon. Mrs. Ogechi Ololo, Deputy Chief of Staff, Domestic and Internal Affairs, flanked by Women of Community Government Council, Owerri North LGA shortly after their courtesy call, Monday 22/05/2017.

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha (2nd right) during the National Economic Council Meeting in Abuja, Thursday, 25/05/2017.

    Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha poses with Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State (1st left), Commander 34 FAB Obinze on redeployment out of the State Brigadier-General Kay Isiyaku (2nd left), and the new Commander, Brigadier-General H.I. Bature (1st right) during a Valedictory Session organized by the State Government in honour of General Isiyaku at the Government House, Owerri, weekend.

Gov. Okorocha receiving a copy of a report from Imo NLC Chairman, Austin Chilakpu during the 2017 Workers Day Celebration at Hero’s Square, Owerri.

Members of Gender Studies Association of Nigeria (GSAN) in a group photograph with Imo State First Lady, Dr. (Mrs.) Ugo Nneoma Nkechi Rochas Okorocha during a courtesy call on Her Excellency at the Twin House, Government House, Owerri. Joined in the group photograph are Commissioners for Education, Science & Technology, Gertrude Oduka (1st left), Health, Women Affairs & Social Development, Ngozi Njoku (4th left) and Works & Transport, Josephine Udoji (1st right).

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha in a warm handshake with Governor Nasir El’Rufai of Kaduna State at the closed-door meeting of APC Governors held at the Old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, 26/04/2017.


Imo State Governor, His Excellency, Owelle (Dr.) Rochas Anayochukwu Eltherbert Okorocha presented with the Holy Bible when he received on courtesy the Head and Premier, His Eminence, Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kalu Uche (JP) Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria and his entourage at the new  Governor's lodge 25th April, 2017.

Governor Rochas Okorocha with Major-General Abimbola Amosu (1st left), Chief of Staff Govt. House, Uche Nwosu (2nd left), Deputy Chief of Staff, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (3rd left), Commander 34 FAB, Major-General Kay Ishiaku (1st right) and Commissioner for Health, Mrs. Ngozi Njoku (2nd right) when Maj. Gen. Amosu came in connection with the takeover of Umuguma General Hospital built by the state Government and donated to the Army, 7/04/2017.

    Hon. Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (m), flanked by Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, wife, Nneoma Nkechi, other family members and husband, Engr. Chuks Ololo (1st left) at the surprise birthday party of Mrs. Ogechi Ololo held at the VIP Lounge of New Concorde Hotel, Owerri, 11/03/2017.

Governor Rochas Okorocha laying the foundation stone of the proposed Air Force Base, the 211 Regiment Group, Owerri, Imo State, 28/02/2017.

Hon. Mrs Ogechi Ololo (r) handing over a cheque of N1M to Mrs Ngozi Ugochukwu, wife of Ugochukwu Nwamuo during the Appreciation/Empowerment of wives of Governor Okorocha’s convoy drivers and security personnel held at Nick Banquet Hall, Government House, Owerri, 18th February, 2017.

        Acting President Yemi Osibanjo, flanked by Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and Deputy Governor Prince Eze Madumere, as he acknowledges cheers from Imo citizens during his visit to the state, 14/02/2016.

L-r: Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), Minister of Works, Power & Housing, Prince Eze Madumere, Imo State Deputy Governor, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, Chief of Staff, Imo State Government, when Fashola visited the State for project inspection, 2/2/2017.


Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha in a tete-a-tete with former Nigeria Senate President, Ken Nnamani while Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere watches with keen interest, during the Southeast APC Stakeholders meeting held at Imo International Conference Center, IICC, Owerri, 28/01/2017.

Governor Rochas Okorocha with his wife, Nneoma Nkechinyere (r), Dep. Gov. Prince Eze Madumere (l), Imo Air Pilot and others at the launching of the 'Imo Air' at Sam Mbakwe Airport, 24/01/17

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