OKOJIE, Dr Victoria




B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D

Dr. Victoria Okojie holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Library and Information Science from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in Nigeria and is the past Pioneer Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN), a parastatal of the Federal Government of Nigeria. She is also a past President of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA). Dr.Victoria is a Certified Librarian of Nigeria (CLN) and has received several awards and fellowships, including “Fellow of the Nigerian Library Association” (FNLA) and "Excellence in Librarianship Award'',2007.
Gender: Female
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Profession Librarian , Lecturer
Working Experience

Adviser of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Libraries Program; Core Trainer on International Federation of Library Association and Institutions(IFLA) International Advocacy Program

Previous Appointments:

Pioneer Registrar andChief Executive Officer of the Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria(LRCN); President, Nigerian Library Association (NLA); Chair of Division V, International Federation of Library Association and Institutions.

Member, Nigerian Li(brary Association (NLA)

Federal Government College,Warri; University of Benin, Benin City;University of Ibadan,Ibadan;Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Member, Nigerian International Book Fair(NBIF);Member, International Federation of Library Association and Institutions.

– Fellow of the Nigerian Library Association (FNLA);
– Fellow of the “International Visitor Leadership Program” of the US State Department;
– Fellow of the “UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning”
– Winner, “Excellence in Librarianship Award”,1998 and 2007;
– Winner, “for Excellence Award”,1999;
– Winner, “Eminent Service Award”,2000;
– Winner, “Nigerian Library Association(NLA) Anambra State Chapter Award”,2008;
– Winner, “Daughter of Destiny Award”, 2010.

Honourary Doctorate degree,Common wealth University Belize,2012.

Dr Okojie in 2012, became the First Nigerian to be selected as one of the twelve global leaders in the Library and Information Sector as a pioneer Associate of the IFLA International Leaders Programme.

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