May and Baker Nigeria Appoints Senator Daisy Danjuma As Board Chairman, TY Danjuma Retires


May & Baker Nigeria Plc (May & Baker or the Company) wishes to notify The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange), the Company’s shareholders and the investing public that at the Board Meeting of the Company held on Friday, 27th September,2019 at MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (Rtd) (GCON) retired as a Director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of our Company with effect from the close of business on 27th September,2019; and Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma was appointed as the new Chairman of the Board with immediate effect.

About Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma 

Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma was born on the 6ft of August,1952in Benin City, Edo State. She was first appointed to the Board of Directors of our Company on 30m July,1.999 until 8tt October 2003 and later on 30h May 2019. She is a law graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with’ over 4 decades post-call experience having been called to the Nigerian bar in 7977. She worked as a State Counsel in Lagos State Ministry of Justice (DPP), a pioneer legal counsel to the Legal Aid Council. She was Company Secretary/Legal Adviser to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) from 1982to 1992.

She was elected Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2003-2007). While in the Senate, she was a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and Chairman, Women and Child Right Committee of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Parliament). She was also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Women Affairs and Youth Development. She served as Member, Senate Committees on Health, Education, Finance, Land and Transport of the National Assembly.

She was the Chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum Limited frorn1999 – 2003. She is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School. A member of the International Bar Association (IBA). The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA).

Senator Danjuma is a Trustee of the Obafemi Awolowo Foundation and H I D Awolowo Foundation. She is the Chairman Board of Trustees of Lagos Public Interest Law Partnership and currently the Executive Vice Chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum Limited.

She is married with five children.