The Board of Directors of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has announced the appointment of Mrs. Yabawa Lawan Wabi (mni) as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of the Company. Her appointment was approved by the Board at its Meeting held on February 28, 2023.
Mrs. Wabi is versatile and well accomplished with deep knowledge and experience in the Nigerian Public Sector. She has served as Permanent Secretary in various Ministries, as Director of Finance and Accounts at the Ministry of Works & Housing, Borno State, and as Accountant General of Borno State. She also served with distinction as Minister of Finance of the Federation from 2010 – 2011.
Mrs. Wabi is a graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria. She is a Member of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission and Non-Executive Director of the Board of several companies including Unity Bank Plc., Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc and Veritas Healthcare Ltd. She is also a member of several Professional Bodies and Associations.
The Board of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc. warmly welcomes Mrs. Wabi, and has no doubt that she would bring with her the rich experience she has garnered in Finance, and a high degree of objectivity to the Board for sustaining stakeholder trust and confidence.
Mrs. Wabi’s appointment as Independent Non-Executive Director takes effect on March 1, 2023 and is subject to the ratification of the Members of the Company at its next Annual General Meeting.