The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) is set to address the challenges facing the educational sector in Nigeria at the fourth Stakeholders’ Conference slated for Tuesday, August 29.
This conference;scheduled to proffer solutions to the socio, political and economic challenges troubling the Nigerian nation since independence our nation, is themed :Media, Communication and the Challenge of Quality Education for National Development, will hold at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre.
The Lead Strategist, Addefort Limited, Olabamiji Adeleye declared that the future of a state/nation is a function of the quality of education obtainable in the society and that there is the need for a deliberate effort to engage key stakeholders including the media and communication practitioners for better perspectives/ strategy on how the quality of education in the country can be enhanced.
“The Founder, Silverbird Group and Lawmaker, Senator Ben Bruce, is expected to deliver the conference lecture. Other eminent presenters expected include the Minster of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who will be speaking on the paper: Strategies for Revamping Nigeria’s Educational System for National Development; and the Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, is also expected to deliver a paper on: Bridging the Nation’s Education Gap in the 21st Century. The Chairman, Governing Board, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, is expected to chair the session.”
On the mission of the conference, the Chairman, Lagos NIPR, Mr. Olusegun McMedal said the Institute is concerned about the quality of education and is poised to beam the klieg light on the malady plaguing the sector. He declared that the Conference will engage key stakeholders including decision makers in government, corporate organisations, and heads of educational institutions, media and communication practitioners for better perspectives and strategies to enhance the quality of education in the country.
The Lagos NIPR Stakeholders’ Conference conceptualised by Addefort Limited; a public relations and concept development firm is expected to find ways to ameliorate the dwindling state of education in the country.