The Delta state Honourable Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, MNIPR has been honoured with a Presidential Excellence Award by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations for his excellent role and practice towards the growth and restructuring of the Delta State chapter of the institute.
Mr. Ukah bagged this award Friday, April 27, 2018 during the Great Abia 2018 NIPR Annual General Meeting tagged: “Sustainable development in a fragile Economy; A PR Perspective” at the International Conference Centre, Umuahia, Abia State.
Presenting the award to him, the immediate past NIPR President and Chairman of Council, Dr. Rotimi Oladele FNIPR eulogized the sterling leadership qualities of Ukah and commended him for reorganizing Delta State Chapter of NIPR for optimal functionality within the Public Relations fold.
Speaking further Dr Oladele categorically stated that in a short while of being given the mandate to reorganize the Delta State Chapter, Ukah had been able to produce over 50 prospective members whose forms were being processed and out of which 12 were inducted with over 34 existing members that applied for recertification.
“I have confidence that Delta State is a chapter to watch out for in terms of adding affirmative value to NIPR. I commend him; even as strenuous as his job of Information Management could be as Commissioner, he still found time to do the much he is doing. I will only implore you to do more, because there is always a place for hard workers like you in history”, the ebullient President affirmed.
The Information Commissioner, Mr. Patrick Ukah in his response, thanked the NIPR President and Board of Council for finding him worthy for such award and I promise to remain committed to the service of NIPR and its ideals , he added.