Abia NIPR Unveils 2022 PR Week Programmes, AGM
By Our Reporter
The 2022 PR Week organised by Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR Abia State Chapter will hold from Wednesday, 30th of November to Sunday, December 4, 2022, according to a release jointly signed and made available to newsmen in Umuahia by the Chairperson, Central Planning Committee Onyinye Ralph- Nwachukwu, Felix Olunkwa, Central planning Committee Secretary and Sir Anyaso Anyaso, chapter chairman and host.
According to the release, the theme of the annual event is,” Towards Peaceful Elections in Abia State: the role of PR Professionals’, under the distinguished chairmanship of Hon. Eziuche Ubani.
According to the release, there will be walk for Peace on Wednesday 30th November, 2022 and visits to Abia State Correctional Centre Umuahia and Ahiaeke motherless babies home.
The release adds that the opening ceremony will be performed by the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu on Thursday, 1st December, 2023 at Aguiyi Ironsi conference centre Umuahia by 10am, thereafter, the State Director of National Orientation Agency ( NOA) Dame Ngozi Okechukwu will handle the Keynote address followed by a Panel discussion on the theme by invited final year Mass Communication students of Abia State University, Uturu ABSU; Gregory University, Uturu; Rhema University Aba; Abia State Polytechnic, Aba and Clifford University, Owerrinta.
The release further states that Prof Mkpa Agu Mkpa will on Friday, 2nd December, 2022 deliver the maiden Edition of Dee Bob Ogbuagu Memorial lecture at Aguiyi Ironsi Conference Centre, Umuahia, thereafter Annual General Meeting and NIPR Hangout at the National Root Crops Research Institute, NRCRI Umudike.
The release adds that there will be novelty football between Abia NUJ team versus Abia NIPR Stars on Saturday, 4th December, 2022 and Award Luncheon at Aguiyi Ironsi Conference Centre, Umuahia whereas activities marking the 2022 NIPR week comes to an end on Sunday, 4th December, 2022 with Thanksgiving Service at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, Umuahia.