The Unit is headed by an Assistant Chief Public Relations Officer who reports directly to the Executive Secretary through the Special Assistant to the Executive Secretary. The Head of Unit, however, works closely with other Departments and Units in the discharge of its mandates.
The Public Relations and Protocol Unit of UBEC is saddled with the responsibility of initiating and implementing public enlightenment as well as strategizing corporate communication and related activities for UBEC. The Unit has the mandate to create a sustainable positive image for the Commission through enhanced publicity. It is also responsible for initiating and executing programmes geared towards revitalising public trust and confidence in UBEC‟s capacity to lead and mobilize Federal, State and LGA agencies for the implementation of basic education programmes in the country.
Among others, the Unit in the period under review executed the following media related and protocol activities:
Management after his appointment as Board Chairman of UBEC on 13th July, 2020;
Through the above listed activities, the Unit succeeded in:
The Unit was constrained in the exercise of its mandates and set targets due to the following factors:
The following are the major on-going activities of the Unit:
Going forward, the Unit intends to pursue a more vigorous public relations framework that seeks to integrate contemporary and creative mechanisms for publicising the modest achievements of UBEC and creating a robust platform for mobilizing stakeholder support for UBE programme activities. Along this line, the following activities are envisaged:
The concluded activities have generally provided various added advantages to UBEC operations nationwide, including:
The execution of the aforementioned activities has paved the way for improved UBEC presence in the public domain, stakeholders‟ appreciation of the efforts made by UBEC in achieving its mandate, improved public understanding of the collaborative nature of UBE delivery and the prime importance of States‟ commitment to quality basic education delivery in the country.
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She hails from Bende LGA of Abia State. She holds a B.Sc, 1987 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Dr. Danjuma hails from Bauchi State. He obtained M.Sc Public Administration and Policy Analysis from the University of Abuja, MBA form Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Ph.D Economics from the Loughborough University, UK.