WAPOR appoints Nnanwobu as national representative
According to the organisation, the appointment is for the purpose of seeking to become more inclusive and well represented across nations.
Nnanwobu, who is also the Secretary General of Nigeria Marketing Research Association (NiMRA) and member of many other international research organisations such as ESOMAR, Insights Association (USA), Africa Marketing Research Association (AMRA) is therefore among esteemed colleagues recently identified in each country to serve as WAPOR’s representative to each nation’s public, as well as its polling and survey communities.
Commenting on the appointment, President, WAPOR, Marita Carballo, said the appointment, which is a two-year term, Nnanwobu will be available to discuss WAPOR in general and/or specific polling issues in Nigeria.
Generally, national representatives also provide yearly reports and advice the world body regarding polling-related issues and how to use public opinion research to promote democratic governance within their countries.
Other tasks expected of the national representative, according to the president, include contribution to WAPOR’s newsletter information regarding important relevant developments in representative’s nation, contribute in formulating policies and strategies that promote public opinion research globally, as well as to encourage professional colleagues, academics and students to also consider WAPOR membership and participation.
In his response, Nnanwobu thanked the organisation for appointing him to take up the responsibility.
“It will be an honour and a great pleasure to serve as Nigeria rep for WAPOR. I am available to take up this responsibility and assist in promoting public opinion research in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa to the best of my ability. Thanks for your consideration, and I look forward to working with your team”.
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