The Conference is set to enhance public perception of ‘Made-in-Nigeria’, change the negative narratives, define the right communication strategy, set the stage for positive stakeholders’ engagement on the way forward and recognize some promoters in the country.
The AGM, which will hold at Hamdala Hotel, Kaduna, shall be preceded by a Public/Memorial Lecture in honour of one of the founding fathers of the Chapter, late Consultant Aliyu, who passed on last year.
Tayo Hastrup, Chairman, NIPR, Abuja chapter, disclosed this when he led a team from the institute on a courtesy call on Ahmed Isa, Chief Executive Officer, Human Rights Radio on Monday in Abuja.
Also elected is Comptroller of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, as Vice President alongside 15 other members of the Governing Council of the Institute.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made the pledge in Abuja on Friday at the occasion of the institute’s Research and Development Products Presentation.
At the Presidential Dinner Award of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations in Lagos, TPT International was conferred with the “Corporate Practitioner of Excellence 2017” award.
The branch Chairman, Dr. Felix Otuwarikpo, promised to partner with the Plateau State Police Command in organizing regular meetings with traditional rulers in rural communities to end incessant attacks and killings of innocent people
He said the Forum would not only bridge the gap in all government agencies and paramilitary organisations, but would also foster unity, oneness and peaceful co-existence among officers
In a citation for the award, the NIPR stated that Adeyemo was being recognised for his outstanding personal attributes, which he has harnessed over the years to lead a robust Public Relations Department in Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, in addition to his consistent display of passion for the Public Relations profession.
Willy Ogbidi, the Secretary of NIPR Membership Service Committee, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja
The statement said that the forum would focus on effective ways of using media tools for communication
Led by Chido B. Nwakanma of Blueflower Limited as President, members of the new PRCAN 2012-2014 Executive Committee include John Ehiguese of Mediacraft Associates, Vice President; Muyiwa Akintunde, Leap Communications, General Secretary; Tola Odusote, CMC Connect, Assistant General Secretary; and Israel Jaiye Opayemi, Chain Reactions Limited, Publicity Secretary