In a remarkable gathering of Urhobo leaders and community members, Chief Do-Good O. Efe-Nogo (JP), also known as the Oruese 1 of Orogun, and Dr. Duke Okoro, the pioneer Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Orogun, joined the assembly at the 30th Annual Convention of the Urhobo Progress Union, America (UPUA) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
This momentous event, held from September 1st to 4th, 2023, brought together Urhobo sons and daughters from across the globe to commemorate their rich cultural heritage and address pressing issues.
With the theme “Leveraging the 4th Industrial Revolution to Achieve Sustainable Development in the Urhobo Nation,” the convention offered a platform for insightful discussions and formulating strategies aimed at propelling sustainable development within the Urhobo community.
The convention featured engaging panel discussions, educational workshops, and enlightening presentations delivered by experts and scholars from various fields. Participants delved into the potential of harnessing technological advancements and innovation to drive the Urhobo nation toward sustainable development.
Beyond its academic and intellectual facets, the convention also served as a time for celebrating Urhobo culture and fostering unity among the Urhobo people. Attendees were treated to captivating traditional music, vibrant dance performances, and exhibitions that showcased the rich tapestry of Urhobo heritage.
The 30th Annual Convention of UPUA not only underscored the significance of leveraging the 4th Industrial Revolution for sustainable development but also reaffirmed the bonds of unity and cultural heritage that unite the Urhobo community. It offered a collaborative platform for Urhobo sons and daughters to exchange ideas, work together, and collectively envision a brighter future for the Urhobo nation.
On the sidelines of this prestigious event, Chief Efe-Nogo and Dr. Okoro engaged in discussions concerning the Federal Polytechnic, Orogun, further enhancing the potential for positive developments within the institution, the host community, and the broader Urhobo community.