The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations Practitioners (NIPR) has pleaded with the Imo State Government to assist it retrieve its property from the Department of State Services (DSS)
Chairman of NIPR in Imo state, Comrade Loveth Ekwemalor, who made the plea when the institute paid a visit to a renowned public relations practitioner in the state, Dr. Chuks Osuji, in his office in Owerri, said that all efforts to persuade the DSS to release the property have been in vain.
She said that since the secret service took over the property, the institute has been battling with accommodation problem.
The chairman told Osuji that they have visited the commissioner for works and his counterpart in information for possible intervention to enable the institute to get back its property.
She said the institute found Osuji worthy to be visited because of his immense contributions to public relations practice in Nigeria and Imo state
The chairman also said the purpose of the visit is to update him on what have been happening in the Institute since she assumed office as the chairman and to seek for his professional direction and advice on how to move the Institute forward in the state
Comrade Ekwemalor told him that her leadership is making strong efforts in getting a vehicle for the Institute so as to ease their operations
Sunny Osuji, a Fellow of the Institute, while speaking, updated Osuji on the steps they have taken so far towards having a Public Relations Academy in the state.