Board Profile

Yakubu-danjumaLieutenant General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, GCON - Chairman

Lt. General Theophilus  Yakubu Danjuma (rtd) GCON, joined the Board of May & Baker Nigeria Plc in 2003. A retired soldier, business mogul, shipping magnate and administrator, Lt. Gen. Danjuma sits on the board of several  blue chip companies in Nigeria including South Atlantic Petroleum Company Limited, Union Dicon Salt Nigeria Plc, Nigeria-American Line Limited, among others.
He has several traditional, national and international honours and awards including the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) conferred on him in 1979  and the national honours of Somalia, 1979 and Poland, 1980.

A philanthropist, Lt. Gen. Danjuma is the founder and promoter of T.Y. Danjuma Foundation, a leading non-governmental  philanthropic organisation focused on the wellbeing of the less privileged and general good of the society.

 Mr Nnamdi-Okafor md-may-bakerMr. Nnamdi Okafor - Managing Director/CEO

Mr. Nnamdi Okafor was appointed Managing Director /CEO on February 1, 2011. Before then he was the Executive Director/General Manager, Foods Division, Ota, with responsibility for the operations of the food processing division of the company. Mr. Okafor who has been with May & Baker since 1985, has held several other positions in the company including, Executive Director, Sales and Marketing with responsibility for locally manufactured products.

He has also served on several senior positions such as District Sales Manager, Training Manager, Regional Sales Manager, National Sales Manager, Head, Sales & Marketing and Head, Sales & Distribution. Mr.Okafor holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) degree from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife) as well as Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from ESUT Business School, Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and an alumnus of the Lagos Business School.

Mr-Ezekiel-IbidapoMr. Ezekiel Ibidapo - Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations

Mr. Ibidapo was appointed as Executive Director in-charge of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations in July 2011. Prior to his elevation, Mr. Ibidapo was General Manager in charge of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations. He joined the company in 2006 as Liquid Process Manager and later served as the Solid Process Manager. Mr. Ibidapo holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) degree from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (1980) and a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Analysis (1984) from the same institution. He is a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.

Mr. Ibidapo has a wealth of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing in both multinational and local pharmaceutical companies since 1985 when he started his career as a Quality Control Pharmacist. He has attended trainings in many pharmaceutical plants in Europe , Asia and Africa.

 Mrs Gloria Ijeoma OdumoduMrs Gloria Ijeoma Odumodu - Non Executive Director

Odumodu brings to the board of May & Baker Nigeria Plc a wealth of experience in banking and finance and Customer Relations gained in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. A former manager with ABYZ Logistics, London, 2004-2005, Mrs. Odumodu served at various levels with Afribank Nigeria Plc (now Mainstreet Bank) between 1993 and 2004.

A graduate of Banking of the Institute of Management and Technology, (IMT) Enugu, 1985, Mrs. Odumodu also holds a Masters in Finance and Banking from the Delta State University since 1998.

She has attended various courses in management and skill development in Nigeria and London.

 Engnr Ishaya DankaroEng Ishaya Dankaro - Non Executive Director

He holds a Bachelor of science in Biology from Westminster college, Pennsylvania, USA and also of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. An expert in power plant systems engineer.

A member of the International Association of Mechanical Engineers and the National Soceity of Black Engineers, USA.


 Mr Adebayo Adetunji AdelekeMr Adebayo Adetunji Adeleke - Non Executive Director

He Hold a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Delta State University, Abraka. A current member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.

He has vast training exposure in Leadership, Management, Marketing and sales Administration.



 Dr Edudie AbebeDr.Edudie Abebe - Non Executive Director

Appointed 14th March, 2003 MBBS, College of Medicine University of Lagos 1969 – 1974. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 1978 – 1979 (M.Sc. Community Health) Retired Permanent Secretary – Federal Government of Nigeria. Fellow, London Society of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Member, Nigeria Medical Association. Has several International Awards / Honours.

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