Wanted: A Development Master Plan For UPU @ 90



By Egufe Yafugborhi

At 90 years of existence, it is cheering to hear the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) leadership canvassing a 7 point agenda to advance the fortunes of Urhobo.

We advice, however, that the set goals in this 7 point agenda will hardly be achieved without an enduring UPU leadership. We must remind ourselves that the biggest challenge before UPU today has not been absence of similar plans of action in the past.

The major challenge has been lack of enduring leadership as a result of absolute disregard for continuity. Each successive administration lives for self and bows out on acrimonious transition to a new leadership.

Under such dishonourable atmosphere, the out gone leadership dies with its own determined development agenda including projects and programmes yet to be executed, those executed and those started and were not completed before expiration of the concerned leadership.

And like the vicious circle, a new team at the helms never sees any…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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