The one-day National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of Isimkpu Progressive Union has ended in Umuahia with all the branches of the union in attendance – Aba, Abuja, Arochukwu, Enugu, Lagos, P.H and Umuahia. The NEC consists of the national officers of the union, branch chairmen and secretaries.
In his address at the occasion, the chairman of Umuahia branch of the union, Chidi Uche Okoro, welcomed the NEC members to Umuahia and highlighted the achievements and problems of the branch. He called on the members to be attentive during the meeting and to contribute meaningfully during deliberations.
His own address, the President-General of Isimkpu Progressive Union, Mazi Uche Oti, welcomed all to the meeting and requested all the branches to present written reports as oral report would no longer be admitted by the union. The braches complied.
During the deliberations, reports of the peace-making visit to home branch (on June 14) by some selected NEC members and the subsequent election the NEC supervised as conducted on June 21 were given. The peace-making and the conduct of the home branch election were described as fruitful and well carried out by the parties concerned.
Some of those who attended the NEC meeting were Dr. Ndubuisi Okoronkwo (Port Harcourt branch, patron of the branch, an Ikenga awardee and a retired Wing Commander of the Nigeria Air Force); Chairman of P.H branch, Mazi Onyemuwa. Others were Agodi Kanu Okoronkwo of Lagos branch; Chioli Pascal Chijioke, chairman of Enugu branch of the union and a professor of medicine at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu; and Barr Okezie Uche Okoro, Aba branch chairman and a Superintendent of Police cum National Legal Adviser of the union, including those from the host branch, Umuahia.