PRESS RELEASE – The United Workers Party (UWP) concluded its 38th Annual National Convention on Sunday November 02nd, 2014 before hundreds of delegates from all seventeen constituencies and supporters from around the island.
The event which was held at the Gros Islet Secondary School under the theme “STRONGER, UNITED AND READY TO SECURE THE FUTURE” has been dubbed a tremendous success.
The incumbent, Allen Chastanet, who was challenged by Dr. Claudius Preville, was retained as the political leader, securing a total of 266 to Dr. Preville’s 101.
Dr. Gale Rigobert and Lenard Spider Montoute who were nominated unopposed remain as Deputy Political Leaders. Ezechiel Joseph was re-elected party Chairman, while Nancy Charles was voted as the new Treasurer.
In his concession speech, Dr. Preville thanked his supporters and gave his commitment that he will work closely with the new executive as the party prepares for the upcoming general elections. Dr Preville also urged his followers to give the executive their support in building a stronger party.
Political Leader, Allen Chastanet, while expressing gratitude to his supporters, reassured members that the new executive will continue to work assiduously to ensure the party’s readiness to govern and rescue the island from the failing Dr. Kenny Anthony Administration.
He also urged supporters and well-wishers to officially join the party so that they are better able to contribute to the overall development of the party and ultimately the country