LRCN inducts 637 certified librarians [Photos]
The Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN), established as a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday held its 6th Mandatory Conference of Certified Librarians in Nigeria and 10th Induction ceremony.
TheNewsGuru (TNG) reports the ceremony held at the Muhammadu Buhari auditorium of the Public Service Institute of Nigeria, Abuja with the theme: Building Digital Nigeria: Enhancing Capacity Through Libraries.
Declaring open the 6th Mandatory Conference of Certified Librarians in Nigeria and 10th Induction, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, represented by Mr. Okon Umoh said President Muhammadu Buhari was taking education in Nigeria to the next level.
He said President Buhari was putting the right policies in place, and that in no distant time, Nigerians would start reaping the gains of quality and affordable education in the country.
LRCN is charged with the responsibility of pursuing the attainment of professional excellence by determining who are librarians; standard of knowledge and skills required for registration and practice; guidelines for accreditation and minimum standards for librarians; and maintenance of professional discipline among librarians in Nigeria.
Six hundred and thirty seven (637) certified librarians were inducted at the ceremony with a call on them to be more committed in the discharge of their duties.
See photos of cross section of inductees at the ceremony: