Nigeria finished 17th on the medal table at the Rio Paralympic games with eight gold, two silver and two bronze medals, to secure its besting outing ever since making her debut in Barcelona 1992 games.

Governor Rochas Okorocha has earned plaudits for his gesture of goodwill towards Imo state gold medallists at the just concluded Rio Paralympic Games.
The Imo state governor donated N1m and a car each to the three Paralympic gold medalists from Imo state. They are; Roland Ezurike, Nwosu Ndidi and Orji Josephine Precious.