Aina is LaPRIGA’s Best in Crisis Management
Funso Aina, Senior Manager, External Relations, MTN Nigeria has been honoured with the Lagos State PR Industry Gala and Award (LaPRIGA). He won the award of Best in Crisis Management.
The awards, which held on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at D’Podium Event Centre, Ikeja, Lagos, was the sixth edition of the event organised by the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).
LaPRIGA 2021 had over 20 winners from public relations consultancies, public and private sector practitioners, stakeholders, and the media in various categories.
Aina received the award in recognition of his efforts in managing high-level stakeholders at MTN Nigeria.
He joined the company in 2012 as Public Relations Manager and has since provided strategic guidance for the company’s reputation management while driving targeted engagement among critical stakeholders.
While receiving the award, Aina said he considered the award, coming from an industry regulator, a testament to MTN’s commitment to ethical stakeholder management, issues optimisation, and belief in working with Nigerians to progress.
“I am grateful for the recognition and extend my appreciation to the Lagos Chapter of the NIPR for consistently organising the awards, and more importantly for promoting best practice in the industry,” he said.