Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor and founder of Rochas Foundation College of Africa release through his spokesman also chief press secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo in government house that 95 per cent of children in the Foundation are neglected, rejected Nigerians. He said, “we have had over twenty thousand children, 95% of them are Nigerians and these are the rejected and neglected children from motherless homes and those who wouldn’t have gone to school if not for the help of Rochas Foundation”.
He jokes about being in competition with father Abraham and how happy he his to be, “today, I’m proud to be the father of so many Engineers and Doctors, Lawyers and other professionals who have graduated from Rochas Foundation Colleges”, Rochas Foundation, today has about 4,000 students who graduated from the school and are successful lawyers, doctors, police officers and many other professional work.
“It’s just like our name is synonymous with poverty. But I have the believe that out of this poverty story, will the greatness of Africa emerges in the future, maybe in our time or maybe not in our time. So Rochas Foundation College of Africa is futuristic, looking at the future when most of us will not be here.”
The release also stressed out the effort and contribution of the Foundation in Nigeria and Africa at large, “we have over 30 million Children out of School in Africa and the number is growing in geometric progression”.
“So Rochas Foundation College is our little contribution towards solving the Africa’s tomorrow’s problem. So, you are welcome into this partnership and let’s see whether we can build this Africa of our Collective dreams and aspirations.”