Abuja - The national leadership of Labour Party (LP) has insisted that the planned national convention of the party scheduled for Akure, the Ondo State capital , on Saturday will hold notwithstanding calls for its cancellation by the leaderships of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), reports ThisDay.
Dan Nwanyanwu, outgoing LP National Chairman, said the convention will go ahead as planned despite the defection of Gov olusegun Mimiko from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
He denied that the convention is being planned for the purposes of merging the structure of LP into that of the PDP.
He said it was wrong for the TUC and the NLC to give such a directive when the Labour Party remains a political party and not a union.
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