Founder, Silverbird Group and Lawmaker, Senator Ben Bruce is sets to join major stakeholders in the education sector to discuss how to achieve quality education in Nigeria at the 4th Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Stakeholders’ Conference on Tuesday August 29, 2017 at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos.

The conference with the theme: “Media, Communication and the Challenge of Quality Education for National Development” is aimed at addressing the challenges facing the education sector in the country.

Speaking Thursday at the media briefing in Lagos, the Chairman, Lagos NIPR, Mr. Olusegun McMedal said the Institute was concerned about the quality of education and poised to beam the klieg light on the malady plaguing the sector.

He said the Conference will engage key stakeholders including decision makers in government, corporate organisations, heads of educational institutions, media and communication practitioners for better perspectives and strategies to enhance the quality of education in the country.

L-R: Public Relations Executive, Lagos NIPR, Toyin Nwosu; Lead Consultant, Addefort Limited, Olabamiji Adeleye; Chairman, Lagos NIPR, Olusegun McMedal, and Auditor, Lagos NIPR, Dr. Fatimah Binta Ahmadu at the media briefing on the 4th Lagos Stakeholders Conference

According to him, “Building on the success of the previous three editions, this conference will climax with the Stakeholders& Sponsors Recognitions Awards. This will recognize selected individuals and organizations that have greatly contributed to the development of the Nigeria’s education sector over the years. It will also celebrate sponsors for supporting the call for the development of the country’s education system.”

In his remark, the Lead Strategist, Addefort Limited, Olabamiji Adeleye explained that “the future of a state/nation is a function of the quality of education obtainable in the society and that there is the need for a deliberate effort to engage key stakeholders including the media and communication practitioners for better perspectives/ strategy on how the quality of education in the country can be enhanced.”

He added that this year edition of the conference would have key public influencers in attendance.

According to him, “The Founder, Silverbird Group and Lawmaker, Senator Ben Bruce, is expected to deliver the conference lecture. Other eminent presenters expected include the Minster of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who will be speaking on the paper: Strategies for Revamping Nigeria’s Educational System for National Development; and the Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, is also expected to deliver a paper on: Bridging the Nation’s Education Gap in the 21st Century. The Chairman, Governing Board, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, is expected to chair the session.”

This conference is expected to come up with a communiqué that will help to enhance the standard and quality of education in the country.