Founder and CEO of public relations and digital communications agency, BHM, Ayeni Adekunle, has been confirmed to join a panel discussion at the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) national conference which holds on Thursday.
The conference with the theme: “Optimising Public Relations Strategies for National Cohesion” is part of the scheduled activities of the institute’s three-day 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) taking place at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja.
Also expected at the conference is Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who will serve as the Special Guest of Honour while Bishop Matthew Kukah will give a keynote speech.
Ayeni is a Nigerian entrepreneur and investor with interests in public relations, advertising, media, Human capital management, technology, and entertainment. He founded BHM in 2006 and the company currently serves a wide range of high end clientele spread across different sectors including FMCGs, telecommunication, and media services.
Reacting to his invitation, Mr Ayeni said: “PR plays a critical role in the political landscape of any nation. I am particularly delighted by this invitation and look forward to joining other major stakeholders in the Nigerian PR sector to have conversations that will help to synchronize our practice with the realities of the Nigerian political climate.”
Also commenting on the 2019 AGM, NIPR President, Mukhtar Sirajo, said part of the agenda for this year’s conference is to use good Public Relations (PR) managers to handle information on challenges confronting the nation.
“In the light of the need for urgent solutions to issues confronting our national integration, the NIPR is convening a National Conference on the theme “Optimising Public Relations Strategies for National Cohesion.” The conference is part of activities of the Institute’s 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) designed to promote national unity,” Sirajo said.