OKORIE:Imo Governorship Hope Speaks On HIS Vision For New Imo
"-An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself"-. Albert Camus
BY CHIEF CERUTTI M OSAGIE
Respected intellectual and front line Imo State Governorship hope, Linus Okorie- a renowned attitude and leadership development consultant has revealed that his drive towards running to be Governor is born out of desire to save Imo from more disaster in future
Okorie spoke on the hills of unveiling his logo for the Imo 2019 gubernatorial race.
The colorful logo which depicts an abstract of the Harvard Kennedy School alumnus is built around the concept of “Imo Nkeanyi” which means “Our Imo” and would serve as the flagship grassroots mobilization movement of Linus Okorie’s gubernatorial aspiration.
Tagged Imo Nkeanyi, the logo would serve as a symbol of the shared aspirations of Imo people and help galvanise citizens of Imo State to action in the forthcoming gubernatorial polls.
“This logo is not just an artwork. It is an iconic symbol that represents the shared aspirations of Imo people. It is a constant reminder to us that the time has come for the people of Imo to take their destiny in their hands and free the state from special interests that continue to serve the selfish agenda of a few instead of all of us, we must unite to bring IMO to her old glory" Chief Okorie told WORLD LEADERS ONLINE MAGAZINE
OKORIE : A BRIEF Profile
Linus Okorie is a renowned leadership development coach and human capital development consultant. For over 20 years, Linus has been known as a relentless icon in the quest for good leadership in public and corporate governance in Nigeria. His vast experience in leadership coaching, mentoring and advocacy across the world for over two decades has distinguished him as a trusted name in leadership excellence.
He is the Founder and President, Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI), a leadership development non-profit organization, which has developed 15 leadership brands to train and nurture youths, elected officials and the general public on effective leadership skills and values. Consistently, Linus Okorie has carved a niche as an authority in leadership development with a career development path defined by the principles of selfless service, dignity and integrity.
Since inception, Linus Okorie has piloted GOTNI to become Nigeria’s foremost leadership capital development organization including the establishment of GOTNI Leadership Centre (GLC) in Maitama, Abuja. He is currently working towards building the much anticipated Global Leadership Center at the Oguta lake, Imo State where excellent leaders will be groomed for the growth and development of Nigeria and the African continent. He is pioneering the emergence of a new breed of well-equipped and competent leaders to filtrate the public and private sector hierarchies in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.
Linus Okorie is also the Managing Consultant of New Vision Consults, a world class leadership consulting firm he founded in 2007, advising and training top level civil servants, government officials, military and paramilitary as well as the private sector. He is the West African representative of Adair International, United Kingdom. He has inspired over 300,000 people across Nigeria and Africa who have directly gone through his leadership programmes, and millions through radio and television. As an influential speaker, Linus Okorie has graced many live conferences, radio and television platforms across Africa, Middle East, Europe and USA as guest speaker, trainer and advisor. He is a regular guest in many print and electronic media, radio and television platforms across Nigeria. He is a radio and television presenter and host of Leadership Clinic on AIT. He is the author of “Footprints: Leading Beyond Today” a book already in the world market, which was forwarded by Dr. Myles Munroe.
He attended Government Secondary School, Owerri, Imo State where he became the Senior Prefect of his school. He is a graduate of History and International Relations at Imo State University where he served as the first elected Students Union Government President and later did his National Youth Service with the National Assembly, Abuja after which he proceeded to carry out a research in his area of passion: “Leadership Development” at the Lagos Business School. Linus Okorie has a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership from Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA. He is an alumnus of the International Visitors Program (IVLP) sponsored by the US government under the Department of State – a programme which has produced 300 presidents of various countries since its inception. Linus Okorie is also an alumnus of the Executive Leadership Education programme of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Boston, USA with a certification in The Act and Practice of Leadership Development. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to leadership development, he has recently bagged 2 honorary doctoral degree awards and was inducted into the College of Fellows at the African Business School. He is board member of Imo State University alumni and many others.
Linus Okorie is a consummate leader of men, a man of honour, a nation builder, resource mobilizer and a leading scholar in the growth and development of nations. He has received several local and international awards in recognition of his dynamic efforts in business, leadership development, community service and good governance advocacy such as the Best of Africa Award by the USAfrica magazine, Houston, Texas, Frasernet International USA and many more.
Linus hails from UmuEzike-egbu, Egbuoma in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State. He is married to Nkiru with whom he has two daughters Ebubechukwu, Chimamaka and a son Chukwuebuka.
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