Imo State Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha presented brand new Kia Rio saloon cars to the three Imo Rio216 gold medalists along side their coaches on Thursday, September 29th at the Govt House.
Presenting the cars to the five beneficiaries and a check of N1 million each on behalf of the governor, the Chief of Staff, Government House Owerri, Hon. Ugwumba Uche Nwosu said that the presentation is in fulfillment of the governor’s promise to the Paralympic medalists of Imo origin who represented Nigeria. Hon. Uche Nwosu who said that the medalists have made Imo State proud encouraged them and other athletes to keep faith and put more efforts.
Also, the Chief of Staff presented a plot of land document to one of the medalists, Orji Josephin Precious who has won many gold medals in the past. In a vote of thanks, Orji Josephin Precious appreciated the governor for fulfilling his promise today. She told the crowd that trooped out to grace the occasion that every athlete in Nigeria now “wants to be an Imolite” because of the extent of love the governor expresses to them. She prayed for God to bless the Governor.