The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Director Press and Public Relations, Mr Eddy Megwa, has been conferred with the Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (FNIPR).
Also conferred with the Fellowship is the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Mr Emeka Mgbemena while the Special Assistant to the NYSC Director General, Mr Yunusa Tanimu was conferred with the full membership of the Institute.
The investiture, which took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja had in attendance, public relations practitioners from different fields of endeavour.
Eminent personalities from the academia, military, public and private sectors, corps members among others also graced the investiture.
In his charge to the new inductees and fellows, the National President Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Mukhtar Sirajo, urged them to seek support and partnership to fight unprofessionalism in public relations practice in the country, reminding them that they are the conscience of the institute.
He also tasked them to bring up a new narrative of the Nigerian state with improved public relations practice.
The Public Relations Practitioners Institute with a 22 member Governing Council, made up of 17 elected and 5 federal government nominated members, was established in 1963 and attained the status of a Chartered Institute on June 1st, 1990 through Decree No 16, now an Act of the National Assembly.