The Chairman Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Akinwumi Ricketts; former spokesman of the Nigerian Marítime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Isichei Osamgbi; the current spokesman of NIMASA, Mr. Osagie Edward and the former spokesman of the NIgeria Police Force, Mr. Frank MBA have been inducted as fellow of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).
Other Public Relations champions inducted include; former Customs spokesman of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), DCG Wale Adeniyi and the Commandant Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information (NASPRI), Col Aliyu Yusuf.
Speaking during the inauguration and induction of Fellows at the 2022 NIPR Annual General Meeting held in Abuja, the Chairman and Board of Directors, Ricketts tasked Nigerians to be hardworking, committed and accountable while rendering Services.
Chief Ricketts who was one of the 79 newly inducted Fellows of NIPR said, ” I am highly delighted because nothing beats the feelings when you reach the highest echelon of whatever Organization you’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 Nigerians is basically to do the right thing wherever you found yourself. Work hard, be accountable, have faith and believe in God.”