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Bauchi Emir tasks NIPR on ethics, Professionalism

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Bauchi Emir tasks NIPR on ethics, Professionalism

By Ahmed Ahmed

The Emir of Bauch Alhaji Rilwanu has on Friday urged Nigerian Institute for Public (NIPR) not to derail the ethics and professionalism of the institute.

Adamu made the call when the leadership of the NIPR led by President Alhaji Muktar Sirajo paid him a courtesy visit to brief him on the forthcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference holding in Bauchi.

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Our Correspondent reported that the AGM and the conference of the Institute were scheduled for 20th, May 2021 in Bauchi.

He advised members of the institute to adhere to the ethics of the profession as their watchword for the image of the profession and for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians regardless of religious differences.

He said professionals like public relations practitioners should be drained from ethics and professionalism, according to him, remain focused and steadfast in your profession.

Adamu also urged the Public Relations practitioners to use their expertise and assist the government in overcoming some challenges facing the country.

Adamu believed that NIPR as a professional body specialized in public relations can play a critical role by educating Nigerians on ways of addressing national challenges especially insecurity.

He noted that Public Relations as a noble profession had impact on the lives of populace cannot be over emphasized particularly in crisis management for better living.

The Emir, however, welcomed the hosting of the forthcoming AGM of the Institute in Bauchi, pledged his council’s support for the success of the program.

Earlier, The NIPR, President Alhaji Sirajo told the Emir of Bauchi that NIPR was mandated by the law to set parameters of knowledge to enable people to practice public relations in Nigeria accordingly by regulating their conduct.

“It will interest His Royal Highness to know that in the 60 years history of NIPR, this is the first time for a state in the North East to be given the opportunity to host such an event and we are here in this palace for a number of reasons.

“We know the significance of Bauchi to Sokoto caliphate, we know the significance of Bauchi to the North East region and we know the significance of Bauchi to the country and the accommodating nature for Bauchi people.”he said.

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The NIPR President said as part of the relationship-building strategy of the institute, NIPR will continue to do its best to ensure the country restores its lost glory where people can relate with one another without consideration to religious differences.

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