3rd October, 2018

Press Release

Ekene Uzodinma Picks UPP Nomination Form For Enugu Governorship

An industrialist, Ekene Uzodinma has picked the United Progressive

Party Nomination Form for Enugu State Governorship Election.


National Chairman of the Party, Chief Dr. Chekwas Okorie presented the

Form to him at the National Secretariat, Abuja on Wednesday 3rd

October, 2018.


Uzodinma expressed confidence that he will win the forthcoming

gubernatorial poll in Enugu State on UPP platform.


He said he is on a rescue mission to save the longsuffering people of

Enugu State from inept, visionless and purposeless leadership that has

impeded development of the State since 1999.


He pledged to transform Enugu State if voted into Office in 2019

governorship election in the State and implement a development scheme

called “The New Enugu Project (TNEP)”. TNEP is aimed at creating and

charting a common course to a glorious future which will be fair to

all Ndi Enugu and Nigerians at large.


Uzodinma said he has developed a blueprint for governing Enugu State

and assembled a think-tank that will ensure rapid advancement of the



A grassroots politician and administrator, Uzodinma said the good

people of Enugu State are tired of the prevalent status quo and have

decided to take their destinies in their hands and return power to the



He frowned at the endemic irresponsibility and non-responsive

leadership of the PDP-led government in Enugu State and called on the

electorate to vote for UPP candidates in all positions in 2019 general



Uzodinma said he has developed five strategic master-plans that will

restore Enugu State as commercial and tourism centre in Nigeria as

obtainable in the Eastern Region of the 1960s with Enugu as its



He said the torch of democracy, liberty and development has been

passed to the youth with the enactment of the “Not-Too-Young-To-Run

Act,” sponsored by the UPP member in the House of Representatives,

Hon. Tony Nwulu, the party’s aspirant for Imo State governorship. He

urged Nigerians to identify with the party’s candidates in all



Uzodinma is the Chief Executive Officer, Excellent Projects Nigeria

Limited, TREG – a Real Estate Management and Development Firm and

Ex-Integrated and Agro Allied Industries – an agro production,

processing, preservation and packaging company.


He is a graduate of Computer Science and Engineering, Enugu State

University of Science and Technology, a Chartered Member of the

Nigerian Institute of Management and a certified member of the

Projects Management Institute.