Takum Taraba State (old Gongola),
chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO)
He was Nigerian Army Chief of Army Staff from July 1975 to October 1979. He was also Minister of Defence under Olusegun Obasanjo. In 2010 he was nominated as Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Council by Acting President Goodluck Jonathan
Abonta of Wukari; Ochiagha of Obowu, Etiti, Imo State, 1988
Honoured in the Republic of Benin and Somalia, 1979; Poland, 1980.
My legacy, I hope, would be that I become the most successful Nigerian in the upstream and even in the downstream sector of the petroleum industry. I will leave behind tangible assets in the form of finance as well as petrol chemical plants operating beyond and after me.
listening to classical and jazz music, horse-riding
Danjuma is reputedly the owner of South Atlantic Petroleum, a major stakeholder in the Akpo oil and gas field off the coast of Nigeria. Concurrently Danjuma is a major benefactor of the oil-field’s $2.3 bn sale to China’s largest offshore oil producer, CNOOC, in January 2006.
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