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The Eastern Updates reports that the event, which will be hosted by Governor Chukwuma Soludo, is themed: Changing the narrative – Towards entrenching human capital development in South East Nigeria.
Deputy Governor and Chairman of, the Human Capital Development Council in the state, Onyekachukwu Ibezim, in a statement, said one of the objectives of the conference was to enable the region to articulate and proffer HCD solutions.
He said the outcome of the conference would enable the region to strengthen partnerships with key stakeholders and forge a stronger alliance within the region with a view to building a stronger South Eastern Nigeria.
‘The two-day conference is scheduled to hold today and tomorrow at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Awka, Anambra State, and would commence at 8.30 am daily,’ Ibezim said in the statement.
In another report, the Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asserted that only the victory of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar will appease the Southeast and restore the stability of the country’s democracy.
The director of Atiku-Okowa presidential campaign committee in the state, Professor Obiora Okonkwo, at a meeting with members of the Inter-Party Advisory Committee and PDP support groups in Awka, lamented that the unrest in the Southeast and other parts of the country was due to the failure of the central government, arguing that it has continued to threaten the unity of the country and affecting the economy of the region negatively.
Okonkwo expressed delight that the support for the PDP’s presidential candidate and his running mate in the state has continued to grow ahead of the February 25t presidential elections.