The Corporate spokesman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mr. Tony Ojobo, will on Thursday, December 14, 2017 receive the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Presidential Award.
The conferment of this prestigious award was communicated to Ojobo by President and Chairman of Council of NIPR, Dr. Rotimi Oladele.
Specifically, Oladele told Ojobo in the letter that “the prestigious award is given in recognition of your sterling leadership qualities, outstanding contributions towards the development of the Public Relations practice and support for industry advancement”.
The award ceremony will climax the yearly Presidential Dinner billed for Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.
Ojobo, the iconic Director, Public Affairs at the NCC has brought finesse and vitality to professionalism in his day to day handling of issues in Nigeria’s fastest growing sector, telecommunication and information technology commenting and communicating in everyday language in the public as matters arise.
Only recently, Ojobo was honoured by the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), his alma mater , with an award of Excellence at a ceremony tagged Alumni Home coming and 32nd Anniversary celebration of the Faculty of Management of the University.
The Faculty Board in its notification to Ojobo said “proudly took the decision to bestow the award on you in cognizance of your remarkable achievements in life, especially in your chosen career as a renowned technocrat and public servant, hence the award of excellence”.