|Gen. TY Danjuma|
The announcement was made yesterday following General Danjuma’s inaugural board meeting. With General Danjuma as board chairman, former chairman, Dr. Tunde Ayeni, becomes Vice Chairman.
With Danjuma announced as the new Chairman, Olatunde Ayeni, lawyer and key promoter of ntel and until yesterday the Chairman of the board, is now the Vice-Chairman.
General Danjuma, fondly known as ‘the green general’ on account of his environmental activism, has interests in oil and gas, banking and shipping. A respected environmentalist and philanthropist, he was Chairman of Abuja Green Society and through his own Danjuma Foundation, established in 2009, passionately supports poverty alleviation, education and medical aid initiatives across Nigeria.
General Danjuma brings to the ntel board robust commercial experience covering some three decades in the public and private sectors, following a successful career in the army from where he retired as a three-star General and Chief of Army Staff in 1980. He also served as Minister of Defence in the first term of the civilian administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo.