May & Baker Nigeria Plc has announced the exit of its Director and Chairman of Board of Directors, Theophilus Danjuma. The pharmaceutical company also revealed Danjuma’s replacement in a statement.
It was disclosed that Danjuma retired from his position in the company. In a statement published by Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Danjuma quit the position on September 27, 2019.
Danjuma’s retirement was made known during May & Baker’s Board Meeting held on Friday, September 27, 2019. On the same day, the company announced Senator Daisy Danjuma as his replacement.
Who is Senator Daisy Danjuma? Senator Danjuma was first appointed to the May & Baker Board of Directors in 1999. In the statement, the company said, “She was first appointed to the Board of Directors of our Company on 30th July, 1999 until 8th 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 1977. 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 l982 to 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.”