Senator Daisy Danjuma

Senato Daisy Danjuma

Senator Daisy Danjuma

Executive Chairman

Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma is a law graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and an alumnus of the Lagos Business School.

She began her career as a State Counsel in the Lagos State Ministry of Justice (Department of Public Prosecutions) and was a pioneer Legal Counsel to the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria before working for the investment bank Nigerian Acceptances Ltd. (NAL). She spent the next decade as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) before moving into private practice.

In 2003 she was elected as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria where she served on numerous committees, most notably as Chairman of the ECOWAS Parliament’s Women and Children’s Rights Committee and Senate Committee Chairman on Women Affairs and Youth Development. Following her legislative tenure, she held the position of Executive Vice Chairman of SAPETRO until December 2023 when she was appointed as the Executive Chairman.

Beyond her executive responsibilities at SAPETRO, Senator Danjuma is the Chairman Board of Trustees of the H I D Awolowo Foundation, a Member Board of Trustees of Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), the Chairman Board of Trustees of Lagos Public Interest Law Partnership (LPILP) and the Chairman of May & Baker Nigeria Plc.

Senator Danjuma is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA). In recognition of her sterling achievements and contributions to the legal profession, business, governance and philanthropy and social advocacy, Senator Daisy Danjuma has also been awarded honorary doctorate degrees by the University of Ibadan, University of Benin and the Redeemer’s University.