The Public Relations Unit of the Vice-Chancellor’s office is the image maker of the University. It is concerned with the dissemination of information. The Public Relations Unit is responsible for creating tangible public relations and sustaining public understanding and support on a systematic basis for the University. The Unit is responsible for the facilitation of free flow of information between the University and its various publics. The Unit also strives to achieve in the area of stimulating a better understanding of the policies and character of the University with the community; creating public awareness of the University’s need for greater social and financial support on a regular basis; ensuring that the University as a corporate body, maintains cordial relations with its corporate and individual neighbours; creating and sustaining public awareness of the University’s enviable records and image of academic excellence and upholding positive media relations practice.
The Unit achieves these goals through its news flash, press releases and UNAAB News (a quarterly news bulletin). The Unit is also being complemented by a photographic section which undertakes pictorial coverage of the University events for record purpose.
The Public Relations Unit also has a passages section which is responsible for the processing of information and clearance of goods for the University including the establishment of letters of credit; booking and issuance of flight tickets to University staff travelling overseas or locally; arranging airport reception for the Principal Officers with respect to their comfort; processing issuance of Entry/Transit Visas and/or arranging visa appointment at various embassies and foreign missions; processing of Resident Permits for foreign staff and students; processing the issuance of Nigerian Passport and other travelling documents.
The Protocol Unit is responsible for the reception/hospitality of guests of the University. The Unit assists in facilitating the outreach efforts of the Vice-Chancellor by contacting people and places as directed by the Chief Executive from time to time.