Lagos NIPR Gears Up For 2022 LaPRIGA

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The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations has unveiled updates on the 7th edition of its Lagos Public Relations Industry Gala and Awards (LaPRIGA).

This was made at a press briefing held at the NIPR Secretariat Ofiice, Ilupjeu, Lagos on Thursday, 17 November 2022.

The event tagged ‘Hall of Fame’ will be held at the D’Podium International event centre, Ikeja, Lagos on Friday 2nd of December, 2022. 

In her opening remarks, the Chairman of the Lagos NIPR, Comfort Obot Nwankwo said “As a premier chapter of the institute, this event is our proof of commitment to continually maintain leadership and professionalism.”

According to her, “The entries for this year’s award have been encouraging and we would be recognizing various PR practitioners, stakeholders, and organisations that have contributed to the essence of this profession”

“One of the high points of this year’s award will be the induction of the previous 6 winners of the PR Practitioners of the year category into our Hall of Fame,” She added.

Speaking on the entries update, Chido Nwakanma, Head of the Selection Committee of LaPRIGA 2022 said “The selection committee is excited to announce that LaPRIGA 2022 has received a positive response in this year’s entry”

The selection committee got 120 entries and this was recorded to be the highest since the event started seven years ago.

According to him, the increase in entries was due to clearer criteria, an increase in award categories, visibility, and transparency.

“We would give it our best to make sure that only the very best gets the award.” He added.

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