Prof. Lilian O. Orogbu, a Professor of Strategic Human Resource Management, emerged as the Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.
According to a statement signed by her Personal Assistant on Media, Mr. David Abakpa, the Astute Administrator emerged as the Dean through a keenly contested election which onlookers gave her no chance.
The statement read: “Prof. Lilian O. Orogbu has served the University in many capacities, which includes Head, Department of Business Administration, a position she occupied for 5 years. She is a woman with awards and a long list of accomplishments.
“As an erudite Scholar, she has successfully supervised 19 Post Graduate students including 4 PhDs. She has occupied the Editorial Position of several Journals including Journal of Business and Finance Management Research and Journal of Social Development.
“She rose meritoriously through the ranks as a trainer of Business Administrators to become a Professor of Business Administration at the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
“Prof. Orogbu’s Eloquence, Teaching and Mentorship skills have earned her numerous speaking engagements from reputable Training Organisations and Governments from all over Nigeria and beyond including those from South Africa on diverse topics that range from Business Leadership and Entrepreneurial skills. As the Dean of a Faculty, She is Chairman, Board of Faculty of Management Sciences; She is Chairman Postgraduate Studies Committee, and Chief Administrative/Academic Officer of the Faculty of Management Sciences, UNIZIK.
“Prof. Lilian Orogbu is not just a University Lecturer, she is also into Business Consultancy and Brand Management. She has consulted for NAPIMS, a subsidiary of NNPC; Catholic Clergy, Anglican Clergy, Stanel Group amongst many other Organisations.
“Prof. Orogbu is a member, Nigerian Institute of Management and a member, Academy of Management Nigeria”.
Recently, the vibrant young Professor, in collaboration with the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Management championed an ‘Alumni Homecoming and Award Night’ event with the theme: “Re-energising alliance with the Alumni and Society for Sustainable Development” under the Distinguished Chairmanship of Senator Annie Okonkwo, Special Guest of Honour, Hon. Uche Ogah, Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development; the Keynote Speaker, Chief (Dr.) Allen Onyema, Chairman, Air Peace Airlines and HRM Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, Obi of Onitsha and Chairman, Council of Traditional Rulers, Anambra State as the Royal Father of the day amongst other dignitaries in attendance. The event was held at Stanel Dome, Awka.