Members of popular Facebook Igbo group, Igboist were awoken and many
left shocked by a birthday giveaway of N5.5million Naira allegedly from
Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha who will reportedly clock 55 on
This was to be shared by the group popular admin and Ebonyi state lawmaker, Maria Ude Nwachi aka ‘Afikpo Chic’.
be a winner of the contest, Maria asked her group members to answer
certain questions about the Governor, while also detailing interesting
facts about him. She wrote;
EXCLUSIVE!!! FOR IGBOISTS ONLY : #5.5 MILLION NAIRA OWELLE BIRTHDAY SPLASH.
do you know about this man? What do you appreciate or love about him?
What can you tell us about the Executive Governor of Imo state, Owelle
Rochas Anayo Okorocha? Interesting facts you wish us to know about him
would be appreciated. Chosen comments will take home 40,000 Naira each.
are really hard for most of us now. It is not easy at all. The
Executive Governor of Imo state, His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Anayo
Okorocha, in celebration of his 55th birthday, made 5.5 Million Naira
available to help cushion the effect for Facebookers this period; of
which we can’t thank him enough.
1. The contest is open to all Igboists only.
2. Comments written in Shortword will be disqualified. Always complete
your words when writing. For your own mental growth. Shortword is
unsightly, ugly & an eye-sore. SAY NO TO SHORTWORD.
3. AEN (All English Named) is automatically disqualified.
4. You must have at least one valid Igbo name in your FB name.
Chosen comments will win #40,000 .
Consolation comments will win, #1,000k, #2,000, or Airtime.
For the price of 40k, we saw alot of Igbos singing praises, showering the Governor with ‘Happy birthday and He is a good man’ chanting.
some were seen writing eulogizing essays but many surprisingly stood
their grounds and spoke their mind without allowing money to influence
them, as majority believe that the money was allegedly ill-gotten.
Admin was seen filtering comments, removing comments that wasn’t
extolling the governor, as people dropped new comments accusing her of
deleting their older comments were they lambasted the Governor.