Mr Chidi Okoroh, F.CIoD

Rotarian Chidi Okoroh was born in Owerrinta, present-day Abia State. He attended Anglican Grammar School (then Community Secondary School) Nbawsi (1977-1982), Federal School of Arts & Science (FSAS) Aba (1982-1984), Abia State University Uturu (former Imo State University) (1984-1988), Rivers State University (then RSUST) (1995-2001), Lagos Business School (2007/2008), and Hult International Business School, Dubai, UAE (2010/2011).

Rtn. Okoroh is a Major Donor Level 2 of Rotary International. He served as the President of Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Central, D9141 in the 2018/19 Rotary year, leading his club to achieve the ROTARY CITATION with Platinum Distinction. Rtn. Okoroh has served and continues to serve in various committees of D9141, including:

DG Installation Committee 2019

District Fund Raising Committee 2019/2020

DMA/DTA 2021


Fund Raising Committee 2021/2022

RYLA Committee 2021/2022

Member of the 2021 RI President Visitation Committee

He served as an Assistant Governor in the 2021/2022 Rotary Year, Chairman of the Funds Raising and Adverts sub-Committee of the District Governor Installation Committee, and a member and Chairman of the Funds Committee of PETs. He is also a Club Adviser to the Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Springs Gardens. Rtn. Okoroh is an honorary Rotarian of the Rotary Club of Woji Town, Port Harcourt.

He has received numerous recognitions and awards from the Rotary family and various organizations worldwide. Some notable awards include:

Vocational Service Award of the Rotaract Club of Ignatius Ajuru University (August 2012)

Most Supportive Rotarian in Rivers Zone of Rotaract Club District 9140 Award (December 2012)

Best Supporting Rotarian of the Year Award of Rotaract D9141 2017/18

Selfless Service Award of the City, 2018/19

Meritorious Service Award of Excellence in Community Development of Rotaract D9141 2019/20

He is also an award recipient from several Rotary Clubs, including:

Rotary Club of Port Harcourt New City (2019/2020 and 2020/2021 Rotary years)

Rotary Club of Woji Town

Rotary Club of Port Harcourt South

Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Rebisi Kingdom

Rotary Club of Sapele Metropolitan

Rotary Club of Abuja Asokoro Diamond

Rotary Club of Greater Port Harcourt

Additional awards include:

Gold Medal Award of Rotary Alumni of D9141/9142

Ambassadorial Humanitarian Award of Rotaract Clubs in D9142

Assistant Governor’s Distinguished Service Award of D9141, 2021/2022 RY

Club Champion’s Award of the Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Cosmopolitan 2021/22 RY

Special Award of the Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Central 2022/2023 RY

Community Service Award of the Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Express 2023/2024 RY

District Chair, DTA 2023/24 RY

Rtn. Okoroh has also been recognized by the NUJ Rivers State Chapter (December 2017), Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) (September 2018), National Youth Council of Nigeria, Rivers State Chapter (August 2019), and the Institute of Directors Nigeria (August 2021).

Rtn. Okoroh is a Christian of the Anglican faith. He is married to Mrs. Amaka Okoroh, and they have five children. His hobbies include reading, traveling, music, golf, and soccer.