The Nigeria Police Force Public Relations Officers and Strategic Communication Experts are set to converge on the culturally rich city of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital for their Annual Conference scheduled to hold from the 12th to 15th of December, 2022 at the Kakanfo Inn and Conference Center.
This was contained in a statement, Saturday, by the Force spokesperson CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.
According to the statement, the annual conference with the theme “Strengthening Strategic Communication towards Police Reforms, Security and Integrity of 2023 Election” will be declared open by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba with the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed as special guest and other important dignitaries from the State Executive.
Other parts of the statement read;
It will also have in attendance Heads of Security Agencies in the State, Public Relations Practitioners from other security agencies, PR Experts from the Nigerian Institute of Public relations (NIPR), African Public Relations Associations (APRA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), high profile media executives as well as other critical stakeholders in the PR sector.
The Police Public Relations Officers in Nigeria comprising the 37 Command Public Relations Officers covering the 36 States of the Federation and FCT, Abuja, 17 Zonal Public Relations Officers, Liaison Officers of Police Formations, as well as the Staff Officers of the Force Public Relations Department based in the Force Headquarters, Abuja and the Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos) will be grilled by seasoned experts in matters relating to Elections Management, Law Enforcement, and Communications as well as Resource Persons from the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON).
The Inspector-General of Police wishes all participants the best even as they engage in peer review and cross-fertilization of ideas for improved management of the Nigeria Police Force’s strategic communications before, during, and after the elections.