Ms. Uzoma Uja is the Company Secretary/Legal Counsel at Lafarge Africa Plc. Prior to this, she was the Company Secretary /Legal Adviser of Lafarge Cement Wapco Nigeria Plc (Wapco).
She joined Lafarge Africa Plc (Wapco) in November 2010 as the Assistant Company Secretary/Legal Manager. Ms. Uja was formerly, the Team Leader in the Company Secretariat/Legal Department of First Inland Bank Plc (now FCMB) where she held several positions.
She is a graduate of Law from the University of Nsukka and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 2000. She obtained her Master's Degree in International Business Law from the University of Leeds (UK) and is an Associate of the Chartered institute of Arbitrators (UK).
Ms. Uja is listed on the “2015 Corporate Counsel 100: Africa” a series of publications, highlighting the most influential in-house lawyers in business. She was appointed as Company Secretary on 16th September 2011.