February 17, 2014

How to rebuild Nigeria’s image, by Aregbesola’s aide


LAGOS—The Special Adviser on Tertiary Education to Osun State Government, Alhaja Mulikat Bello, has urged Nigerians irrespective of their status to cultivate and nurture right attitudes on matters that concerns building Nigeria’s reputation, saying this will go a long way in helping the country attain a world class reputation that it deserves.

Bello who stated this at the Centenary/Valentine Breakfast for Chief Executive Officers, CEOs, and Top Executives, organised by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, in Lagos, with the theme, “Being in love with Nigeria: The role of public/private sector’s decision maker,” said it was important, if Nigeria must attain a world standard reputation, for its people to realise that they all have a part to play.

Her words: “Ensuring that we cultivate and nurture the right attitudes toward our country will bring about good reputation for Nigeria. It is possible to attain a world class reputation for the country if we do the right thing and work with the right partners at the right time

On his part, Dr. Francis Anyim, Senior lecturer, Department of Industrial Relations, University of Lagos and the chairman of the occasion, said: “There is no straining in the fact that Nigeria is blessed with abundant natural and human resources but the erosion of values, bribery, corruption, lack of transparency, due process and integrity have hind