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Kwara Gov congratulates AbdulBaqi, Onilu on emergence as NIPR Council members



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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated university teacher Dr. Saudat Salah AbdulBaqi and APC chieftain Alhaji Lanre Issa Onilu on their emergence as members of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

While Dr. AbdulBaqi was elected by delegates to the NIPR Convention, which held into the early hours of Friday, Onilu was appointed as one of the five Federal Government’s appointees on the Council.

The Governor had earlier called on delegates to the keenly contested convention to vote massively for Dr. AbdulBaqi, a communications expert who was the chairman of the state chapter of the NIPR and former head of mass communication department at the University of Ilorin.

“The Governor welcomes this historic development and commends all the delegates from Kwara and across the country for honouring a distinguished daughter of Kwara State with their votes. He similarly commends the Federal Government for the choice of a great son of the state, Onilu, as one of its representatives on the prestigious council,” according to a Government House statement on Friday.

“The Governor is confident that the duo will, as they always do in every office they held before, make the state proud as NIPR Governing Council members. He commends them to bring their expertise and wealth of experience as top public relations professionals and patriots to take the statutory body (NIPR) to a greater height. He wishes them all the best in this new role and in others that may come their way in the coming years.”

Rafiu Ajakaye

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kwara State

August 25, 2023

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