Engr. Lamu Audu obtained his B.ENG Mechanical Engineering from the University Of Maiduguri. He attended many professional courses and training workshops, which include NEPA Pupil Engineer/Technologist Development programme, Supervised Pupilage programme at Shiroro Hydro Power Station, Supervised Pupilage Programme at Lagos Thermal Power Station, Egbin, and Management Development Training programme by Accenture.
In June 2002 he was promoted to Senior Manager (Mechanical) at Kainji Hydro Power Station, and to the position of Principal Manager (Turbine) in August 2008, a position he held for a period of just a little above one year before he was transferred to Jebba Hydro Electric PLC to take on the position of AGM (Maintenance) in October 2009. In August 2011, Engr. Lamu was appointed MD/CEO of Jebba Hydro Electric PLC, a position he held up until the completion of the privatisation of the Plant. The Board of Directors at MESL appointed him as the MD/CEO.