All is now set for the commencement of the National Convention of the United Progressive Party (UPP) in Awka Anambra State today.
According to the party’s National Chairman, Dr. Chekwas Okorie, delegates from 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Teritory (FCT), Abuja have arrive Awka, the Anambra State captial, for the kick off of the convention.
The UPP National Chairman, Dr. Okorie said the convention is unique in that it is taking into account some of the recommendations of the 2014 national conference in terms of even representation of the nation’s ethnic groups, state security, equity and justice, effective resource management and so on.
Recall that the party’s National Working Committee under its Chairman, Dr. Okorie had constituted a five-man working committee headed by Chief Uchenna Amaku, to organize the national convention.
The Publicity Secretary of UPP, Chief Uchenna Amaku, told journalists in Awka that the committee has been charged with the responsibility of arranging and delivering the one-day convention ahead of the governorship election in Anambra State.