Lagos NIPR elects new executives
The Lagos chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has elected Comfort Nwankwo as the new chairman.
Nwankwo emerged as chairman during the chapter’s 32nd yearly general meeting.
At the meeting, Samuel Ayetutu also emerged as the chapter’s vice chairman.
Contestants for other vacant positions in the executive council were returned unopposed.
In her acceptance speech, Nwankwo thanked all those who voted for her and promised to deliver on all her campaign promises.
She pledged to draw on her wealth of experience to create the right visibility and partnership for the chapter.
She stressed the need for cooperation and synergy among members to maintain the flagship status of Lagos NIPR.
Earlier at the strategic discourse, keynote speaker, Group Head, Corporate Communications and Special Adviser to the Managing Director, Indorama Nigeria, Dr Jossy Nkwocha, posited that truth is the only antidote to communication failure, and earning the trust of stakeholders in both public and private sectors.
He called on communication professionals to be open and sincere while communicating with their stakeholders.
He said: “Building trust is one of the key pillars of reputation management, namely, trust, integrity and character. Integrity and character build trust. Trust is a psychological, mental attitude toward a proposition that someone is dependable, trustworthy and reliable.”
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