Introduction

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The Public Relations Unit is made up of five staff who work tirelessly day in and day out to ensure that the University has sustained global visibility. Through the collective effort of all staff of the Unit, the activities of the institution is showcased to the world through documentaries, feature stories and write-ups emanating from University functions as well as anchorages of such programmes within and outside the University.

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The Public Relations Unit is made up of five staff who work tirelessly day in and day out to ensure that the University has sustained global visibility. Through the collective effort of all staff of the Unit, the activities of the institution is showcased to the world through documentaries, feature stories and write-ups emanating from University functions as well as anchorages of such programmes within and outside the University. The peculiar way of interfacing with major players in the education sector has not only endeared the Unit to these key players but has resulted in the peaceful and cordial relationship existing between the Students, Graduates, Media, Host Communities, Government Functionaries, and Members of the Public. All these would not have been possible but for the moral, physical, and financial support of the purpose-driven and result-oriented Acting Vice Chancellor of IAUE Professor Okechuku Onuchuku who provided the needed working atmosphere. There is of course always room for improvement and the unit is open to any constructive criticism and best practices that would make it stand out when compared with other Tertiary Public Relatiounitsnit in the world.

  •  Vision

    Deliberate strategic application of Information and Communications Technology in all facets of work be it administrative, learning, teaching and research with a view of producing all round graduates and workforce that will perfectly fit into our digitised world.

  •  Mission

    To use Information and Communications Technology as a development catalyst that will improve the quality of administration, teaching, Learning and Research and strategically position our University as the best in ICT Utilisation and Development in Africa.

DR NGOZI OKIRIDU
The Public Relations Unit is made up of five staff who work tirelessly day in and day out to ensure that the University has sustained global visibility. Through the collective effort of all staff of the Unit, the activities of the institution is showcased to the world through documentaries, feature stories and write-ups emanating from University functions as well as anchorages of such programmes within and outside the University.

DR NGOZI OKIRIDU is a Deputy Registrar in the Public Relations Unit of IAUE. She assumed office as the second substantive Public Relations Officer of the institution in 2011 after the University was upgraded to a University in 2009, the first being late Mr. Andrew Ohaka. This graduate of English holds a Masters and Doctorate degrees in Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling (Special Education Option). Dr. Okiridu also lectures on a part-time basis at the Centre for Continuing Education St John's Campus Aba-Port-Harcourt Express Road. She is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Member, and National Association for Exceptional Children (NAEC) and Member, Nigeria Association of Special Education Teachers. (NASET).

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Mrs. Ofiyekinen Sweyi Fiddo

Principal Assistant Registrar (PAR),

Mrs. Ofiyekinen Sweiyi Fiddo is the Principal Assistant Registrar (PAR), Public Relations Unit, Office of the Vice Chancellor, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt. Being one of the Image makers of the University, she follows directives from her Boss to anchor and write events that projects the University and Management. Moreso, establishing, building, and maintaining mutual relationships between the university and host communities and the world, having visibility and objectivity as the watch word. The Rivers State born Mrs. Fiddo, holds a B.Sc degree in Mass Communication, M.A. in Mass Communication with specialty in Public Relations and Advertising, and still zealous to being more professional in her area of specialty. Just to add, she belongs to the professional body that oversees public relations practice, conduct and ethics in Nigeria, The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Rivers State Chapter as a full member. She is a Christian.

Mr. Tunde Uchegbuo

journalist and content writer

Tunde Uchegbuo is a journalist and content writer. He holds a Certificate in French, a Bachelor's degree in English and Education, a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism, a Master's degree in Communication, and a Reuters/Facebook Certificate in Digital Journalism. He started a career in Journalism in 2003 as a trainee reporter and is currently Senior Assistant Registrar (SAR) in the Information and Public Relations Unit at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt. Mr. Uchegbuo was the interim head of the Unit until the appointment of a substantive Public Relations Officer.

Dr. Bara I. Ignatius

Principal Confidential Secretary

Dr Bara I. Ignatius is a Principal Confidential Secretary in the Public Relations Unit, Office of the Vice Chancellor, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt. She holds a Ph.D in Business Education (Office and Information Management) from University of Uyo. She is a researcher and has proven knowledge on the use of ICT. She holds membership in some Professional Bodies such as the Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN) She has published and presented conference papers in some National Journals. Dr. Bara has handled academic work both at undergraduate and graduate levels, and has vast knowledge on administrative work.

Dr. Progress Umor Daniel

Assistant Registrar

Dr. Progress Umor Daniel, is an Assistant Registrar in the Vice Chancellor's Office, Public Relations Unit. He had his first degree in English from the University of Ibadan, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy from the Department of English and Communication Art, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt. He has a key interest in Public Relations Analysis, Development Communication and Digital Media. Visible in Google Scholar, Research Gate, Academia, etc and has some scholarly articles in reputable journals and book chapters to his credit. He is a member of local and international professional bodies.

Organizational Structure of Public Relation