Monday, 3 October 2016


Information reaching NaijaOnlineTV has it that the Executive Governor of Imo state, His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha has gifted paralympic athlete, Precious Orji, who won gold medal at the just concluded Rio Paralympic games in Brazil.
Precious Orji who prides herself as a world record holder and a world champion was dashed a brand new Kia Rio car, one million naira and a land CofO for a plot of land located in Owerri Urban area.
Investigation made by NaijaOnlineTV revealed that the Imo state Governor, His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha presented the gifts not only to Precious Orji, but to other gold medal winners as well, who did the country proud at the Rio Paralympic games, in Brazil.
Precious Orji, a Nigerian powerlifting athlete, was one of the Paralympians that did the country proud at the Rio games, as she won gold medal in her powerlifting sport.
It is also in record that the 36 year old also made a world record lift of 151kg at the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championship in the women’s 86kg in Dubai.
At the tournament, Orji ensured Nigeria topped the medals table, breaking her own world record three times.

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