Members of Facebook Igbo page, Igboist were offered a birthday giveaway of N5.5million Naira allegedly from Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha who will reportedly be 55 on Thursday.
It was meant to be shared by the group popular admin and Ebonyi state lawmaker, Maria Ude Nwachi A.K.A‘Afikpo Chic’ but was shocked when most of the followers despite the money involved, never allowed themselves to be bought over.
Read her post and reactions below…
To 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.
“EXCLUSIVE!!! FOR IGBOISTS ONLY : #5.5 MILLION NAIRA OWELLE BIRTHDAY SPLASH.
What 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.
Things 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.”
Surprisingly many spoke their mind without allowing money to influence them, as majority believe that the money was allegedly ill-gotten.
The 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. Screenshots below: