CCNN Releases the Resolutions Passed at its 39th AGM


Thursday, August 02, 2018 /4:15PM / NSE 

This is to notify The Nigerian Stock Exchange and our esteemed shareholders that at the 39th Annual General Meeting of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria PLC held on July 26, 2018 the following resolution was duly passed:

That the Directors appointed by the Board at its meeting held on July 12, 2018 to fill a casual vacancy be and are hereby elected and appointed as Directors by the Company, the first 2 as Independent Directors while the third as Non-Executive Director representing Sokoto State Govern ment”

1.       Alhaji Shehu Abubakar.

2.      Senator Khairat Abdulrazaq Gwadabe.

3.      Alhaji Abbas Ahmad Gandi.

Alhaji Shehu Abubakar (Independent Director)

Shehu Abubakar Holds a B.Sc. (Business Management) from Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto in 1984 and an MBA from Ahmadu BeIIo University, Zaria in 2011. Alhaji Abubakar had an extensive working career in the Banking Industry from 1987 to 2017 where he retired as Executive Director of Keystone Bank Limited after putting in about 29 years in the Industry. He was also at different times a Director on the Boards Global Bank of Liberia and KBL Health Care Limited.

Alhaji Shehu Abubakar has attended many courses in the course of his career within and outside Nigeria at the Lagos Business School, Harvard Business deool, Columbia Business School and Wharton Business School among others. Alhaji Abubakar has a wide range of experience in Strategy, Leadership and Executive Management, Customer Relations and Management and Corporate Finance among other things. Alhaji Shehu Abubakar was appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of CCNN PLC on July 12, 2018.

Senator Khairat Abdulrazaq-Gwadabe (Independent Director)

Senator Khairat AbdulRazaq-Gwadabe, a Nigerian, is a Barrister-at-Law and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and the Managing partner of A. Abdulrazaq & Co, a firm of Legal Practitioners and Notaries Public. She obtained a BA in European Studies and Spanish from the University of Wolverhampton,England (1982) and Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain(1981). She holds an LLB from the University of Buckingham in England (1984) and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1986. She later obtained a Masters Degree in Law (LLM) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1992.

Senator AbdulRazaq-Gwadabe worked with the then Mobil Producing Nigeria as a Counsel in the Legal Department handling matters ranging from compensation matters resulting from oil spillage to internal legal advice on various issues to the company.

In the 1999 general elections, she was elected as the first female Senator from Northern Nigeria and the only Senator representing Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). While in the Senate she chaired the Committees on Women Affairs and Youth Development; The Federal Capital Territory, and Primary Health and HIV/Aids.

Senator Khairat Abdul-Razaq Gwadabe was elected as Chairman of The Senators Forum in 2011 a position which she still holds till date. In 2013 She was appointed as a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Dialogue which recommended guidelines and procedure for holding the National Conference. Senator Khairat was appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of CCNN PLC on July 12, 2018.

Alhaji Abbas Ahmad Gandi (Non-Executive Director)

Alhaji Abbas Ahmad Gandi, a Nigerian, qualified as a Chartered Secretary from Chelmer Institute of Higher Education Chelrnsford, England (now Anglia Ruskin University) in 1974. He had an extensive working career that spanned over two decades and retired as Director General (Permanent Secretary) in the Sokoto State Civil Service. Alhaji Abbas was elected as a member of Constituent Assembly for the 1989 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. On his return from the Constituent Assembly he was appointed as Sole administrator/Chairman of Yabo Local Government Council in Sokoto State. Alhaji Abbas attended so many courses at the Nigerian Institute of Management and the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria.

Currently, Alhaji Abbas is a member of the Governing Board of the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry Lagos. On July 12, 2018, Alhaji Abbas Gandi was appointed as Non-Executive Director of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria to represent Sokoto State Government on the Board.

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