Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma has joined a pharmaceutical firm, May and Baker Nigeria Plc as a Non-Executive Director. The company resolved to appoint Danjuma at its Board Meeting held on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
Danjuma’s appointment was disclosed in a notification addressed to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the company’s shareholders and the investing public at large.
Profile: Senator Danjuma was born on the 6th of August 1952 in Benin City, Edo State. She is a law graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, with almost 40 years post-call experience.
Danjuma worked as a State Counsel in the Lagos State Ministry of Justice’s, Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), a pioneer legal counsel to the Legal Aid Council. She was the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) from 1982 to 1992.
The newly appointed Director of May and Baker Plc was elected Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and served from 2003 to 2007. While in the Senate, she was a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and Chairman, Women and Child Rights Committee of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Parliament).
She also served as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Women Affairs and Youth Development. She was a Member, Senate Committees on Health, Education, Finance, Land and Transport of the National Assembly.
Danjuma served as the Chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum Limited from 1999 to 2003.
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She is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School, a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the International Federation of Female Lawyers (IFFL).
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.