Patience has more than 15 years experience in the legal profession. She oversees the company’s legal affairs as general counsel and secretary. Mrs. Dappa is the principal partner in Pat Dappa & Associate, a reputable firm of Solicitors and Advocates. Before forming Pat Dappa and Associates, Mrs. Dappa was an Attorney with Alegeh & Associates specializing in Property, Company Law and Litigation. Prior to Alegeh & Associates, she was with T & A Management Consultants as Company Secretary and Legal Adviser.

She was involved in proof reading the Laws of Delta State in 2005.She is an Arbitrator (ACIArb), a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), International Bar Association and Nigeria Bar Association. Mrs. Dappa holds a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from the University of Calabar, Masters Degrees in Law (LLM) and in Humanitarian Law and Refugee Studies (MHRS) respectively from the University of Lagos. Mrs. Dappa was  the Legal /Corporate Affairs of the company until her recent appointment as the Group Chief Operating Officer of the Group.