The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations today
announced that national peace and security will be the thematic focus of the web
edition of the seventh Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’ Conference, holding on
Thursday, August 27, 2020.
Distinguished speakers headlining the Conference, themed: Adopting Proper
Communication Strategy, Channels and Technology for National Peace and
Security, include the Minster of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,
Programme Specialist, Women, Peace and Security, United Nations Women, Peter
Mancha. Other speakers expected include the Governor of Lagos State, His
Excellency Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Speaker, Federal House of Representatives,
RT. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; Executive Secretary/CEO, Lagos State Security Trust
Fund, Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun; President, African Public Relations Association, Mr.
Yomi Badejo-Okusanya, amongst others.
The Chairman, Lagos NIPR, Segun Mcmedal, said that the Conference is going
virtual this year following government directives on social distancing to check the
spread of the COVID-19 ravaging the globe. The virtual conference offers the
opportunity to reach a wider audience in an online community before, during and
The Project Coordinator and Lead Consultant, Addefort Limited, Olabamiji Adeleye,
said that, “The Conference will identify dependable channels for public engagement
towards achieving national peace and stability in Nigeria.”
The Conference will engage government, corporate organizations, national security
agencies, women leaders, groups, media and communication professionals. It will
discuss government policies, communication strategies, and technological
applications that will help to achieve improved national peace and stability in line with
the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
The annual Conference has evolved over the years to become a bridge-building
talker-shop for stakeholders to interact, discuss and proffer solutions to the social,
political and economic challenges plaguing our nation.
The Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’ Conference is the creation of Addefort
Limited – a public relations and concept development firm. This edition is coming in
collaboration with Lagos NIPR and Peace and Conflict Resolution Resource Centre