BY AYODELE ABERE in Ekiti•
Media professionals have been called upon to work in harmony and demonstrate unity of purpose among themselves in order to set example for the larger society, which they mirror in the practice of their profession.
Ekiti State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, gave the admonition in Ado-Ekiti while calling for peace among the NUJ members over disagreement during their aborted election.
The chairman of the NIPR in Ekiti, Prince Ade Adeyemi-Adejolu, in his remarks at the meeting appealed to the members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, in Ekiti to close ranks and allow peace to reign supreme following disagreement which marred the union’s recent state council election.
In a release issued by Mr. Ayokunle Osakinle, as part of the resolutions reached at the end of the monthly Business Meeting of the Ekiti State Chapter of NIPR for November 2017, said Prince Adeyemi- Adejolu, noted that the NIPR in Ekiti State as a responsible professional body wished the NUJ well in the expected rescheduled election devoid of rancour and bitterness, as he prayed all NUJ leaders and the aspirants to pave way for peace.
He also enjoined Public Relations Practitioners to be up and doing in the delivery of their duties of forging harmonious relationship in the society at large.
Prince Adeyemi-Adejolu, further charged the members to brace up in their obligations to the NIPR by taking active part in the upcoming events slated for the new year, which include, organizing the chapter’s Annual General Meeting/Election of new Executive, billed for February 2018 as well as the National Conference and AGM coming up in April 2018 among other professional events.
He later wished every member of the NIPR in Ekiti State well in their preparation for the Christmas and the New Year and prayed that the country will experience supernatural turnaround economic wise in 2018 so that members will be able to perform all their obligations to the professional body and the Chapter in particular.