Meet Nigeria’s Newest Mass Communication Professor

Meet Nigeria’s Newest Mass Communication Professor

Dr. Ilorin was previously the Head of the Department of Mass Communication at the University of Ilorin’s Faculty of Communication and Information Science. Lukman Adesina Azeez has been elevated to the situation of a Professor, making him the principal teacher of the division since its creation in 2005.

Dr. Azeez, a pioneer staff of the Department got the notification of his height on February 25, 2021. The 48-year-old Professor is an alum of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and got his Master’s certificates in Mass Communication and International Law and Diplomacy.

He procured a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in Communication Studies from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Dr. Azeez joined the University of Ilorin as Lecturer II in 2009 and has stood firm on significant footholds in the office just as the Faculty of Communication and Information Science. He was the previous Acting Head of Department Mass Communication from 2018 – 2019 and Sub Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences from 2015 – 2017.

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Among different positions he holds in the foundation include Director, Advancement Office of the University of Ilorin, Chairman, Unilorin Bulletin Editorial Board, Member, Unilorin FM Radio, Member, Unilorin Publishing House, Unilorin Postgraduate School Faculty Representative, and Member of the Technical Committee of the Center for Ilorin Studies.

Asides from working in the scholastic climate, Dr. Azeez is the current Coordinator/Facilitator of the International Institute of Journalism, Ilorin Study Center, a preparation wing of the Nigeria Union of Journalism, where is additionally an individual from the Union Chapel in the State of Unilorin.

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He was additionally at the Ibadan Polytechnic, where he used to be a low maintenance instructor and furthermore a press official for the Ministries of Finance, Women Affairs, and Information in the Oyo State Government. The correspondence researcher is additionally a Member of the Association of International Law, Member of African Council for Communication Education, Member of Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigerian, as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Human and Natural Resources.

He was additionally an Associate Member of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations. Dr. Azeez, at his undergrad and postgraduate levels, won a few first positions/awards and distributed many explorations works. He has created more than 40 distributions for various diaries in Nigeria and outside the country.

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