Hajara is first and foremost a child of God, a writer, a wife and a mother! She is also a lawyer who until very recently, led a team of Solicitors at the law firm of Babalakin & Co., where she regularly advised clients on investments into the Energy and Extractive Sector with particular emphasis on the Capital Market and Project Finance. Hajara was on the team of advisors to the House of Representatives on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) where she was involved in studying the legal framework for the Nigerian Oil & Gas Sector, comparing the fiscal provisions under the Petroleum Profits Tax Act with those contained in the PIB and juxtaposing same with fiscal regimes in competing oil producing countries along the Gulf of Guinea. Hajara has attended several international conferences and trainings, including the Euromoney Training on Project Finance in the Energy Sector (Oslo, Norway 2006), the Gulf of Guinea Oil & Gas Conference in the United Kingdom and Training by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research on the Fundamentals of the Bonds Market and the Derivatives Market. She now works as the Requirements Manager in a company that is managing one of the Liquefied Natural Gas plants to be built in Nigeria.
Hajara is the Creative Director of Tes Amour- what is soon to be the greatest luxury gifts brand in Africa. She is also the Managing Partner of the law firm of Ethan & Co. You can read Hajara’s thoughts on leadership, purpose and Nigeria on her blog at hajel.blogspot.com
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