The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha today organized a seminar and motivational program for beneficiaries of the Imo Youth Millionare beneficiaries.
The program which had in attendance members of the State Development Council, SDC across the State, started with prayers.
It was followed by speeches from successful business men and women .
Speaking to the beneficiaries, Gov Okorocha admonished them saying “this money is not for frivolities, it’s not political patronage, it’s not you to support me or APC, it is for you to grow and be better citizens.
I prefer you succeed and not support me than fail with this money and support me. This is not political cash, it’s not from APC it is money from heaven” The governor called on the winners to invest the money wisely and avoid using it to assist relatives or some family challenges.
The governor introduced a 3-man mentoring team per local government to the winners. The mentors are to guide them towards their success in their chosen businesses.
The governor announced a donation of 30 thousand Naira (not inclusive of the cash prize) to enable the Youth Millionaires to change their wardrobes. He requested them to dress and behave like millionaires asserting that success starts from the mindset and you are addressed the way you dressed.
Recall that the Imo State government recently empowered 305 youths (one per 305 ward in the State) with a cheque for the sum of a million Naira under the Job Job Job mantra of the State government.
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