NIPR Confers Fellowship on NCC”s Muoka, Ibietan

Left: Reuben Muoka Right: Omoniyi Ibietan

The Director of Public Affairs Mr. Reuben Muoka and the Head, Media Relations Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Omoniyi Ibietan, have been inducted as Fellows of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

Their induction ceremony follows a rigorous assessment and approval process by the council which held at the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the International Conference Center, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

Muoka and Ibietan joined technocrats from the public and private sector, university dons, statesmen and women, members of the Armed Forces and the Police to be inducted.

In remarks made at the AGM, the President and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Institute, Mr Mukhtar Zubairu Sirajo noted that new Fellows were selected after a rigorous screening exercise of candidates aspiring for the Fellowship of the Institute by the Fellowship Advisory Committee.

Reuben Muoka, Director, Public Affairs at NCC inducted as Fellow of NIPR

Recall that the Director was just redeployed to head the Public Affairs Department of the NCC amid a storied career since 2007 when he joined the Commission as a Principal Manager and was assigned to a Public Affairs Department where he was the Head of Media and Public Relations Unit.

He grew to become an Assistant Director and also a Deputy Director assigned to head the re-engineered Public Relations Unit of PAD. While in 2017, he was moved to the department of Policy, Competition and Economic Analysis to head the Economic Analysis unit of Department.

Dr Omoniyi Ibietan, Head, Media Relations Management at NCC inducted as Fellow of NIPR

Similarly, Dr. Ibietan, a certified regulation specialist is a multi-stakeholder relationship and communication management professional and social entrepreneur.

In addition, Ibietan was the Head Online Media and Special Publication at NCC, Senior Manager Media Management and earlier served the Commission as Senior Manager Legislative Relations at the Commission.

Prior to joining NCC, Ibietan worked with the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSAT) and was internally reputed for setting up of Corporate Communications Department where he eventually managed the Media Strategy and External Relations.

Maymunah Zubair

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