Aham Rochas

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Born1st march, 1994
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc in mechanical engineering
  • MSc in entrepreneurship
Alma mater
  • University of Manchester
  • Imperial College London
  • University of Cambridge
  • Entrepreneur
  • Philanthropist

Aham Rochas (born 1st march, 1994[1]) is a Nigerian entrepreneur and philanthropist[2] whose contribution to societal development won him the prize for community development at the The CEO Network Africa Under 30 CEO awards. He is the eldest son of Rochas Okorocha[3] the Nigerian Senator representing Imo West Senatorial district at the 9th Senate of Nigeria|Nigerian Senate and also the former Imo State Governor|Governor of Imo State[4].

He is the founder and Managing director of the Aham Rochas group [5]of companies and the President of the Aham Rochas Foundation a non-profit, non-governmental that provides scholarships and free education to less privileged children at primary, secondary and university level[6][7][5][1] as well as initiatives to tackle poverty and unemployment[8], he is a member of the board at the Rochas Foundation college of Africa [9].[10]


Aham is the fourth child and the first son of six kids born to Rochas Okorocha and his wife.[11][3], He is a first class graduate of the University of Manchester with a BSc in Mechanical engineering|Mechanical Engineering and has an MSc in mechanical engineering from the Imperial College London, he also has a MSc in entrepreneurship from the University of Cambridge[5]


Aham is an engineer, an entrepreneur and the managing director of the Aham rochas group of companies[10] As part of its efforts to reduce the number of out of school children, Aham Rochas through the Aham Rochas Foundation launched an Emergency Education Program, for Internally Displaced Children (IDPs) in the Federal Capital Territory in 2017.

Death Rumour

Following a health issue in 2017 [12]

Awards and Honors

First class Degree in mechanical engineering University of Manchester[2]

Sir Ahamdu Bello Gamji Hall of Fame by the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in Kaduna State.

Nigerian Economics Students Association (NESA) award[13]

Under 30 Ceo award prize for Community development[14]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Abduction of school children shouldn't be a norm – Aham Rochas". Daily Trust. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Meet Rochas Okorocha's Son, Who Is Also A Philanthropist Like Him - Opera News". ng.opera.news. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Falae, Vivian (2018-04-30). "Rochas Okorocha children: who are they?". Legit.ng - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  4. Published. "Okorocha sworn in as senator, says Igbo presidency doesn't exist". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Quality education is key to Africa's development - Aham Rochas". Vanguard News. 2021-03-03. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  6. "Aham Rochas Foundation Scholarships 2020 | ONGOING". worldscholarshipforum.com. Retrieved 2021-04-05.
  7. "A day ARO Foundation fetes with handicapped children". Vanguard News. 2018-02-23. Retrieved 2021-04-05.
  8. "IDP inmates empowered". Vanguard News. 2019-05-15. Retrieved 2021-04-05.
  9. "Quality education is key to Africa's development - Aham Rochas". Vanguard News. 2021-03-03. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Published. "Aham Rochas' big dreams". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  11. "Rochas Okorocha", Wikipedia, 2021-02-16, retrieved 2021-02-17
  12. "My son Ahamefula alive, not dead, cries Okorocha". Vanguard News. 2017-09-06. Retrieved 2021-04-05.
  13. "Students honour Aham Rochas". Daily Trust. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  14. Jnr, Chukwunyere Remy (2019-12-09). "Aham Rochas wins Prize for Community Development at the Under 30 CEOs award". Boss Gist. Retrieved 2021-02-17.

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