Osagie, Ricketts, Frank MBA, others inducted as Fellows of NIPR

Osagie, Ricketts, Frank MBA, others inducted as Fellows of NIPR


…”it will encourage me to perform better” – Osagie
The Spokesman for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Edward Osagie, former Deputy Director Public Relations, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi, Assistant Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) were among those inducted as Fellows of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) on Thursday.
Others include, former spokesman of the Nigeria Police, Frank MBA, Board Chairman, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Akinwunmi Ricketts.
The highest membership of the NIPR is the grade of fellow. The person adjudged to be a fellow should posses qualifications, skills and experience worthy of the head of a unit, department or faculty.
Section 17 other NIPR Decree 16 of 1990 CAP 114 Laws of the federation of Nigeria, LFN 2007 empowers it to make a bye-law to establish a fellowship advisory committee as one of the standing committees of the Council, and to provide guidelines for elections of fellows of the Institute.
Speaking with our correspondent on phone, elated Osagie said the induction would spur him to perform his public relations roles better in his office and the country at large.
He added that it would enable him impact on the younger generation of practitioners through encouraging them to be the best they could be in the practice of the profession.

Speaking during the inauguration and induction of Fellows at the 2022 Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Annual General Meeting held in Abuja, Chairman Board of Directors, Nigerian Ports Authority, Chief Ricketts tasked Nigerians to be hardworking, committed and accountable while rendering services.

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His words, ”I am highly delighted because nothing beats the feeling when you reach the echelon of whatever Organization you are re involved in and what excites me more is when I see my colleagues who are present here too.”

“It makes me so happy and feel that I’m in the right kind of place where best practitioners are assembled. My advice to potential fellows and all Nigerians is to do the right thing wherever you find yourself.  Work hard, be accountable, have faith and believe in God.

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