Professor Lilian O. Orogbu, Professor of Strategic Human Resource Management, emerged as Dean of the Faculty of Management Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.
According to a statement signed by his personal media assistant, Mr. David Abakpa, the Astute Administrator emerged as the Dean through a highly contested election in which viewers gave him no chance.
The statement read: “Prof. Lilian O. Orogbu has worked at the University in various capacities, including Head of the Department of Business Administration, a position she held for 5 years. She is a woman with awards and a long list of achievements.
“As an academic scholar, she has successfully supervised 19 graduate students, including 4 PhDs. He has held the editorial position for several journals, including the Journal of Business and Finance Management Research and the Journal of Social Development.
“She meritoriously rose through the ranks as a business administrator trainer to become a professor of business administration at the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
“Prof. Orogbu’s eloquence, teaching and mentoring skills have earned him numerous conference engagements from renowned training organizations and governments throughout Nigeria and beyond, including those in South Africa on various topics ranging from business leadership and Entrepreneurial skills As dean of a faculty, she is President of the Board of the Faculty of Management Sciences, is President of the Graduate Studies Committee and Administrative / Academic Director of the Faculty of Management Sciences, UNIZIK.
“Profe. Lilian Orogbu is not only a university professor, she is also dedicated to business consulting and brand management. She has been a consultant for NAPIMS, a subsidiary of NNPC, Catholic Clergy, Anglican Clergy, Stanel Group among many other Organizations.
“Prof. Orogbu is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Management.”
Recently, the young and vibrant professor, in collaboration with the Administration of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, promoted an event of ‘Awards Night and Back to Students’ with the theme: “Revitalizing Alliance with Students and the Society for Sustainable Development “under the distinguished chairmanship of Senator Annie Okonkwo, Special Guest of Honor, Hon. Uche Ogah, Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development; Keynote Speaker Chief (Dr.) Allen Onyema, President of Air Peace Airlines and HRM Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, Obi of Onitsha and Chairman of the Council of Traditional Rulers of Anambra State as the Royal Father of the day, among other dignitaries present . The event took place at Stanel Dome, Awka.