The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Prof. A.C.B Agbazuere has called on the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) to shun selfishness and take advantage of their God given roles to sensitize Nigerians on the need to abate insecurity.
Prof. Agbazuere who made the call when he received in audience, the executives of NIPR Abia State Chapter led by the State Chairman and Director General of BCA, Sir Anyaso Anyaso in his office at Government House Umuahia, stressed the need for their members to comply with the professional set out standards for the purpose of building sustainable reputation for the professional body and it’s members.
The Chief of Staff to the Governor while expressing worry over the spate of killings and wanton destruction of private and public property by unknown gunmen stressed the need for all to rise up to the challenge and join hands with the state government in it’s fight against insecurity, also appreciated the State NIPR for their support to the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu led administration in the state as well as coming to congratulate him on his recent elevation to the rank of a professor.
Earlier in his address, the State Chairman of NIPR and DG BCA, Sir Anyaso Anyaso while commending Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for his sustained support towards the institute as well as his developmental strides across the state, disclosed that the state NIPR parades an array of professionals who have been in the fore front of projecting the activities of government locally, nationally and beyond.
Sir Anyaso further used the medium to solicit the assistance of the Chief of Staff to the Governor in hosting their forthcoming state AGM and congratulated him on his elevation to the rank of a Professor of Law by the Gregory University Uturu.
Correspondent Ugochukwu Ahuchogu reports that the DG, Abia State Rural Infrastructural Development Agency, Dr Ike Onyenweaku, National Council member of the institute, Comrade Chimkwe Ikenyi, Pioneer President of Ngwa Patriots, Chief Okey Ahaiwe among other top government officials were present during the visit.