Nigeria: Rochas Okorocha Declares Free Education In Imo State

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday declared that no student or pupil of Imo State origin studying in any institution owned by the state would pay fees.

He also announced scholarships for all students and pupils of Imo State origin from primary to tertiary level.

Addressing a huge crowd at the Imo Freedom Square in Owerri, the governor promised to pay a scholarship of N100,000 to each student of Imo origin in Imo State University.

Each recipient would get N70,000 free and N30,000 as a loan to be paid upon completion of studies.

He said no collateral would be attached to the loan.

For those at OND level in the state polytechnics, they will get N60,000, broken down into N40,000 free and N20,000 loan. Those at HND level will get N80,000, broken down into N60,000 free and N20,000 loan.

The sum will be paid from the next academic session.

Source: Punch Newspapers

  1. James Reply

    Entity laga moi….keep the light shining. We need more leaders who will see leadership not only as a means of self enrichment but as a means of enriching all…God bless.

  2. Amoo bolanle Reply

    If all gov can make an attempt of doing dis in educational sector then nigeria has gone a long way .

  3. Oladare Alabi Reply

    GOD bless you jare,

  4. Laura Amaechi anunobi Reply

    What more can I say thank you my governor Rochas Okorocha may God continue to give you wisdom to rescue the people of Imo State. Kudos

  5. Laura Amaechi anunobi Reply

    What more can I say, than thank you to my Governor Rochas Okorocha Kudos


    my honourable governor GOD will give more wisdom to govern the people of imoo state,i was asking myself how can i become a graduate in life but GOD had used you to wipeawya illiteracy in our state,u will never lack in jesus name.i do not have gold or diamond to give u but i will continue to pray for longlife and prosperity for you.

  7. Odozor Chidi Reply

    What a relief! A great one indeed. Nigerians must thank God for people like Rochas

  8. Nwosu Chinwendu Maryann Reply

    His Excellency,Gov Rochas Okorocha the Almighty God will
    Bless u for helping the poor masses,giving us the
    Opportunity to go to school for free thank u our honourable
    Gov.,I wil never stop praying for u.LONG LIVE THE KING!!

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