By Amaechi Agbo
Determined to bring back ex internationals as well as integrating active sports men and women from Imo into the state’s governance, Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has bestowed on Super Falcons captain, Desire Oparanozie Environmental Ambassador Award, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
The award, which is part of the campaign of the new government in Imo State to keep the state clean, was awarded to Miss Oparanozie for her commitment in championing the course of good governance and her contribution to sports development in the state via her foundation.
Responding to the honour done her, Desire Oparanozie who recently launched her foundation in the state, said she was honoured to be named as the state’s environmental ambassador adding that together, they will make the state great again
“Honoured to have been named the state environmental ambassador by His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha. Together we shall make Imo great again,” she said
Governor Ihedioha had on July 15, launched the Imo State monthly environmental clean-up exercise with a view to keeping the state clean..
The Governor also reinstituted the monthly Governor’s Prize for the Cleanest Local Government Area, as well as the Cleanest Autonomous Community, Primary School and Secondary School, respectively in each LGA.
The Guingamp of French Division 1 Féminine player in July this year launched her new foundation, Desire Oparanozie Foundation, DOF with the aim to We are a non-profit organization independent of the government with the aim to “inspire and empower the African child who dares to dream despite their seemingly challenging environment with limited opportunities.
“To help raise young athletes that can think for themselves, make the right decisions and stay focused on their goal in a technology-driven world with potentially lots of distractions.”