The group, under the aegis of the Nigerian Institute for Public Relations, spoke on Friday at a news conference.
This was contained in a statement by Stanley Ogadigo, Public Relations Officer of NIPR on Tuesday in Abuja.
The minister made this known while delivering a speech virtually at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) held in Bauchi State.
Usman’s confirmation followed the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on National Identity and National Population.
Yerima replaces Brig.-Gen. Sagir Musa, who has been redeployed to the Nigerian Army Training Centre (NATRAC), Kontagora in Niger State.
The call was made by NIPR, in a statement by its state Chairman, Dr Saudat Abdulbaki and the General Secretary, Alhaji AbdulRahman Sanni, on Wednesday in Ilorin.
The NIPR made the call in a statement on Monday.
Abdulbaqi made the commendation on Monday when she led a delegation of the NIPR on a visit to the state Commissioner for Communication, Muritala Olanrewaju, in Ilorin.
The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has called for the establishment of more testing centres in the country to quickly identify cases and carriers of the Coronavirus in the country.
It was double honours for the consultancy firm at the event as its CEO, John Ehiguese, also bagged the PR Practitioner of the Year Award.
The founder of PRNigeria and author of: “An Encounter with the Spymaster,” Yushau A. Shuaib, has bagged the PR Personality Award from the national headquarters of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations at an event in Lagos.
The event, popularly known as the LaPRIGA, is the high-profile red bow-tie event aimed at recognising excellence and celebrating communications practitioners and stakeholders via awards dinner to boost professionalism and more investment in the practice.
Hasstrup said this in Abuja on Tuesday during a news confrence organised in preparation for the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the NIPR FCT chapter holding between November 5 and November 7.
The Bank had between May and June this year sponsored Capacity Building Workshop on danger of Fake News on the society for over 70 top journalists drawn across Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja.
The Conference, themed: “Conversations to Promote Environmental Sustainability in Nigeria,” is set to draw the attention of government, individuals and corporate organizations to looking at better ways to engage and communicate with the citizens on environmental sustainability, which is a special focus in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals Envision2030 due to its strategic importance to human sustainability.
The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has urged the Federal Government to urgently start a process of rebuilding the reputation of the country to attract foreign investments.
Malam Sirajo Muktar, National President, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, says the institute will uphold professionalism in its practice of public relations in the bid to shore up Nigeria’s image.
The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has reached an advanced stage towards the prosecution of unqualified and fake public relations practitioners in the country.
Sirajo further said the feats of Shuaib at the international PR forum were accolades which have made the country proud hence the need to institute such awards at the national level to recognise the outstanding efforts of PR Practitioners.
The state chapter chairman of the organisation, Alhaji Bashir Chedi, gave the charge in a statement in Kaduna on Tuesday.