Vice Chancellor of Wesley University, Ondo State, Rt. Rev. (Prof.) Samuel Sunday Obeka, has approved the appointment of the Publisher, The Mirror Online Newspaper, Rev. Stanley Ihedigbo as the Public Relations Officer of the citadel of learning.
Ihedigbo, the Former President of Pan African Agricultural Journalists (PAAJ) will be henceforth responsible for strategy formulation and implementation, communications, marketing and brand management.
This means that the PRO has the sole responsibility of providing strategic support on integrated marketing and corporate communication.
The Marketing Communication Expert will also be leveraging on multiple platforms and partnerships to amplify the institution’s brand and develop appropriate messages to attract students, engage alumni and stakeholders as well as increased public awareness of the University.
Ihedigbo holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication from Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, now known as Lagos State University of Science and Technology. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Christian Religion Studies from Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State.
He is currently a Master’s Degree in Divinity Student of Methodist Theological Institute, Sagamu, Ogun State.
He also holds a Professional Doctoral Fellow of Certified Institute of Sports Management of Nigeria.
He has worked with FedEx Red Star, the New Star Newspapers, National Mirror Newspapers, The Union Newspapers, New Telegraph Newspapers before starting The Mirror Online Newspaper.
He was Coordinator, Part Time Unit of Mass Communication Department, Eko City Polytechnic, Ikotun, Lagos State and he is into marketing communication activties through his company, St Bishop Communication Company.
He was the Founding President of Nigerian Association of Agricultural Journalists (NAAJ), one time Chairman, Lagos Branch of Nigerian Union of Journalists Agriculture group.
He is a member Brand’s Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN), Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CICAN) , and others.
To fully embrace the service of public relations and the dynamics it offers, Ihedigbo has attended numerous trainings, seminaries and courses related to Public Relations, Strategic Communication, and Leadership.
Wesley University Ondo State, is of the Methodist Church Nigeria, with the mission to provide the enabling environment for effective teaching and research for sustainable development. It is by also a centre of excellence in knowledge creation, moral regeneration and development.