Legal Director - Lafarge Africa Plc
She is a graduate of Law 1997 (LLB), was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1999 (BL) with second class upper honors and is currently an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Mrs. Edith Onwuchekwa joined Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc in April 2005 and became Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of the Company in 2008. Edith moved to the Lafarge Regional Office in Cairo Egypt in January 2011 as Legal Counsel, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to joining Lafarge, she took up various Positions in Nigerian German Chemicals Plc and Jolimair Nigeria Limited as Legal/HR Manager and Company Secretary/Head of Administration respectively.
After her National Youth Service in Nigeria, she was actively engaged in legal practice as Head of Chambers and Barrister and Solicitor in reputable law firms in Nigeria.