Lafarge Africa Plc has announced the appointment of Edith Onwuchekwa as acting secretary.
The company in a statement issued by Michel Puchercos, the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), said the appointment is pending the appointment of a substantive company secretary.
“Lafarge Africa Plc has approved the appointment of Edith Onwuchekwa as acting company secretary with effect from 14th June 2017,” he said.
The appointment followed the Board’s approval of the resignation of Uzoma Uja as company secretary.
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According to the company’s official website, Onwuchekwa joined Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc in April 2005, where she became the Company’s Secretary/Legal Adviser of Lafarge WAPCO in 2008. Later moved to the Lafarge Regional Office in Cairo Egypt in January 2011 as Legal Counsel, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to joining Lafarge, she took up various Positions in Nigerian German Chemicals Plc and Jolimair Nigeria Limited as Legal/HR Manager and Company Secretary/Head of Administration respectively.
By Aderemi Ojekunle