XLR8, one of West Africa’s leading public relations and communications consultancies, emerged winner of the Presidential Award of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, recently.The award of “Best Corporate Public Relations Practitioner of 2017” was bestowed on the organization.
In his citation for XLR8, Dr. Rotimi Oladele, president of the institute and chairman of its Council, commended the “finesse and strategic rigour that have come to define the company’s craft”, adding that it is no surprise that XLR8’s interventions typically deliver the desired outcomes for its clients, time after time.
Chief Executive Officer of XLR8, Pharm.Calixthus Okoruwa, expressed his appreciation to NIPR for the recognition. “We are humbled and overwhelmed by this recognition coming from the apex guardian of professionalism in the public relations and communications management sector,” he stated, adding that it would inspire XLR8 to rededicate itself to excellence in every facet of its operations.
XLR8 has in the course of the 13 years since its establishment, expanded very rapidly in the marketing communications consulting space in Nigeria by proving itself an invaluable ally and trusted advisor to several leading brands and organisations across different sectors. It currently consults for leading multinationals in the banking and financial services sector, technology and telecommunications, sports and entertainment as well as fast moving consumer goods.
Pharm.Okoruwa was inducted into the Fellowship of the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy, last September.