NIPR Gets Study Centre In Kaduna
The national body of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has granted approval for the Kaduna chapter to run an NIPR accredited study centre in Kaduna.
This was disclosed by the the state chairman of the NIPR Kaduna chapter, Mr Bashir Chedi, during the orientation of new members in Kaduna on Thursday.
He said, Kaduna chapter was among the six other approved centers across the country and would support and provide services to other states in the north without the hassle of traveling long distances. He further said, “This is a big opportunity for many Public Relations and information officers in the north who are practicing without the necessary qualifications and approval of the institute to make use of the opportunity.
Chedi also said the teeming northern youths who wish to become professional in the area of Public Relations to use this golden opportunity of the Study Centre in Kaduna and acquire NIPR Professional Certificate and Diploma which will qualify them for NIPR Membership and a direct admission into the University of their choice.”
He disclose the new Kaduna Study Center is located at the Chapters Secretariat would be coordinated by Mal Balarabe Sa’id, a Mass Communication Scholar from Kaduna Polytechnic and other academicians from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (ABU), Kaduna State University (KASU) and Professional Colleagues from the chapter. Meanwhile, the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Kaduna State Chapter has successfully conducted yet another Orientation and Documentation of newly inducted members of the Chapter.
Welcoming the new members, the Chapter Chairman Alhaji Bashir Chedi, called on the newly inducted members who are mainly from the Air force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Kaduna; to maintain higher professional ethics, practice and standard. He enjoyed them to serve as examples for the achievement of excellence in their respective organizations.
Malam Chedi further urged the new members to see their memberships as an opportunity to add value to their work place as the institute will continue to provide avenues for their continued training and retraining on various aspects of Public Relations rather than to collect their certificate as a meal ticket and fail to actively participate in the institute professional capacity development activities.