PUBLIC RELATIONS & PROTOCOL DIVISION UNIT

The Public Relations and Protocol Unit is a specialized Unit of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) invested with the responsibility of managing the image/reputation of the FCDA. It is its duty to promote the authority by highlighting priorities for the Management and devising working strategies for achieving desired objectives. The Unit also communicates key messages to the internal and external public towards the building and maintaining of a viable Federal Capital City for the Country.

The Unit is one of the departments directly under the office of the Executive Secretary/CEO of the FCDA. The Deputy Director (Public Relations) is the Administrative head of this Division, assisted by six sectional heads. The following are the sections under the Public Relations Division

Publications
Research and Library
Planning and Evaluation
Audio-Visual and Public Enlightenment
Press and Public Relations
Protocol
Functions
Provision of Public Relations Services
Organises quarterly press briefing/periodic interview.
Handles placement of supplements in newspapers and magazines and produces jingles and documentaries for airing.
Organises courtesy visits to media houses
Produces publications (Newsletters, Journals, Brochures, handbills, Posters, etc
Co-ordinates the FCDA sub information centres in the Area Councils.
The Public Relations Division coordinates and maintains FCDA Sub-Information Centres at the Six Area Councils of the FCT through posting Public Relations Officers to these centres.

The information dissemination of the activities of the Authority up to grassroots levels and the enhancement of communication channels between the FCDA and the public rest squarely on the Public Relations Unit. The Unit also organises interactive sessions with the staff of the Authority. This is one of its internal Public Relations strategies aimed at strengthening the working relationship between the Authority and its staff.

Finally through Town Hall meetings the Unit organises stakeholders meetings with other Agencies of the FCT Administration.