Mrs. Uju Aisha Hassan-Baba is the new Executive Secretary/Chief Executive of NIPC.
The new Executive Secretary/Chief Executive had served previously as Director-General, Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice in Anambra State and Director, Legal Services, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment. She is currently Non-Executive Director of Bank of Industry (BOI)
Mrs. Baba headed the panel that reviewed the pioneer status scheme of the NIPC recently.
Educational Profile: She is a Law graduate of University of Nigeria and the Nigeria Law School, attended the International Law Institute, Washington D.C where she got a certificate in International Project Procurement and Contract Negotiations, as well as the University of London for a certificate in Legislative Drafting
Work Experience: Mrs. Uju A. Hassan Baba has 30 years’ post-bar experience in the Nigerian legal space. She is a one-time Anambra State Attorney-General/Commissioner for Justice, Director-General of the Legal Aid Council, Director of Legal Services at the Federal Ministry of Education, and current Director of Legal Services, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Abuja.[/threefourths_last]
Professional Affiliations: She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and Nigeria, the Commonwealth Bar Association, the Editorial Board, ThisDay Newspapers, and the National Health Research Ethics Committee.
Achievements: She served on the team that reviewed the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme while she worked with the Legal Aid Council, developed the Anambra State Water Law, and authored the 2008 Review of the Justice Sector of Nigeria. She effectively repositioned the Legal Aid Council to boost access to justice, and is an Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).
Pictured during the NIPCs visit to the Nigerian High Commission London.
Bilatteral trade meeting with the British after the meeting with the NHC