Friday, May 26, 2017 3:38 PM/NSE
At the Board meeting of the Company held yesterday a new Company Secretary was appointed for UACN Property Development Company PLC with effect from Wednesday May 24, 2017. She is Mrs. Folake Temitope Kalaro. Her profile is attached.
Folake Kalaro graduated with an LL.B degree (Second Class, Lower division) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1993. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1995 with (Second class, lower division) in the final bar exams. She also holds LLM degree from the University of Lagos, Akoka.
Folake started her professional career in 1995 with the firm of Bolaji Ayorinde & Co, where she gained legal experience. She left the firm of Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN) & Co in 1998 to join the firm of Rickey Tarfa (SAN) & Co where she worked till 2003 before joining UAC of Nigeria Plc as the Contracts & Drafting Manager.
She was appointed Manager, Legal Services at UPDC Plc in 2009, a position she holds till date. She also carried out relief assignments in Human Resources and Estates Depts. to broaden her knowledge of the business. She is the Company Secretary of the joint venture companies of UPDC Plc.
Folake has attended several courses amongst which are Best Practices for Managing and Leading in-House Legal – Euromoney Legal Training (2014), Managing Compliance & Legal Risks at the Lagos Business School (2014), Entrepreneurial Skill Development (2015) Corporate Governance for Company Secretaries, Legal Advisers & Compliance Officers (2017).