Most respected senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and accomplished legal practitioner, Sen Daisy Danjuma, has been approached to be the Grand Patron of the first edition Africa Fashion Week Nigeria in recognition of her support for innovation and creativity and economic empowerment of youth and women. The first edition of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria will be taking place on the 18th May 2014 at Eko Hotels in Lagos.
The beautiful and supportive wife of General T.Y. Danjuma, Senator Daisy 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).
A law graduate of Ahmadu Bello University with over 35 years post call experience as a Nigerian Lawyer, Senator Daisy began her career as a state counsel in the Lagos State Ministry of Justice (Department of Public Prosecutions). She has worked as legal counsel to the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Company Secretary to the Nigerian Television Authority NTA, among many other organizations spanning as far as the financial sector.
In 2003, she was elected as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and has served on numerous committees, most notably as chairman of the ECOWAS Parliament’s Women and Children’s Rights Committee and as senate committee chairman on Women Affairs and Youth Development. She is also the executive vice chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO) Limited.