NIPR Honours BPSR Staff for Exemplary Contribution to PR
The former acting head of strategic communication department, Bureau of Public Service Reform (BPSR) has bagged the PR Personality award from Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) in Lagos
The President of the institute, Mallam Mukhtar Sirajo said the Award was presented to Aliyu in recognition of his exemplary contributions towards the advancement of the ideals of the institute.
An active member of NIPR, he has served in adhoc committees set up by the National Secretariat and was chairman of the 2017 and 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Committee of the FCT chapter. He was also the immediate past vice Chairman NIPR FCT Chapter.
The soft-spoken communication professional played active roles in ensuring participation of NIPR in a Committee to rebrand the Public Service, under the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) and training of Information Managers service-wide, which was organized by the European Union (EU) and BPSR.
He is presently working on developing a 3-year strategic communication plan for BPSR. He also obtained a Certificate in Computer Word Processing from Palrone Computer Institute, Nsukka, and Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Mass Communication.
A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), he had served as Information Officer at the FCT Agency for Mass Education, and Head, Public Relations (SERVICOM Desk Office) at the FCT Scholarship Board and also at the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR).
He has attended many capacity building and professional programmes which included SERVICOM Networking Seminar; Speech and Report Writing Skills;
New Trends for Effective and Efficient Service Delivery in an Emerging Organisation at various institutions including Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN), National Institute of Public Information, Kaduna and MCPD at NIPR National Secretariat.
Aliyu as he is fondly called has written several news items and Feature articles, also produced scripts for radio programmes for government agencies. He is the Editor Public Service Reformer Magazine. Some his academic papers included:
“Reporting of Electoral Reform: A Study of DailyTrust and Guardian newspapers”, and “Public Relations as a Veritable Tool for Achieving Organizational Goals: A Case Study of FCT Scholarship Board.”