PROFILE OF MS. KACHALLOM S. DAJU
MS. KACHOLLOM SHANGTI DAJU, mni,
Kachollom S. Daju, was born on 18th May in Zaria, Kaduna State and hails from Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. She attended Township Primary School, Jos; Corona Private School, Ikoyi, Lagos and the University of Jos Staff School where she attained her First School Leaving Certificate.
She proceeded to St. Louis College, Jos, where she obtained the West African School Certificate/ General Certificate of Education (WASC/GCE). Thereafter, she graduated from the prestigious University of Jos with a B.A (Hons) in English Language in 1990. In her quest for knowledge, she advanced to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where she obtained a Master’s Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy in 2003.
In March 1992, Ms. Daju began her public service career with the Federal Ministry of Information now known as Federal Ministry of Information and Culture (FMIC) as an Information Officer II (GL 08) and rose to the rank of Director (Information)in January, 2019.
In the course of her civil service career, she served in various capacities, amongst which were Press Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development as well as Head, Heart of Africa Project, Nigeria’s image project.
Ms. Kachollom Daju is also a proud member of the Senior Executive Course 43 (SEC’43) of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru (NIPSS); Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).
She also served on the Board of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) representing the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture.
She was the Director of Public Relations and Protocol in the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture until her appointment as a Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari on 27th April, 2022.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, travelling, cooking, playing scrabble, dancing and listening to music.