The study examined the influence of public relations in achieving corporate image of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IEDC). The study was anchored on Model of Public Relations by Grunig and Hunt with emphasis on the Two Way Symmetric Model as it was more effective especially in gaining how an organization is perceived by the public. Survey research method was employed while questionnaire was adopted to elicit responses from the respondents who were drawn using purposive sampling to pick 200 respondents within staff and customers. The data collected was analysed using frequency and percentage as Descriptive Statistics using SPSS version 20. The study find out that 77.5% were not aware and feel the impact of PRs of IEDC 76% respondents submitted that IEDC has not fully utilised PRs in building good rapport with customers leading to poor image experienced by the organisation. It is recommended that PRs Unit of the IEDC should be well equipped with tools and personnel not only those with traditional media orientation and background but also those that can manipulate, relate and integrate new media for the PRs purposes.
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