“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the quality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” Douglas MacArthur
Comrade Danladi Boyis Hassan, was born on 10th December 1963 in Asso Village Jama’a Local Government. He began his primary education in the early 70’s after which he proceeded to Government Secondary School, Kachia, where he spent three years before he was transferred to Federal Government Technical College Kaduna, where he obtained certificate of Craftsmanship/City & Guilds.
He joined Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation in 1982 as a junior Officer, while on the job he did not relent in his educational pursuits but went on to obtain several certificates, among which are: Higher National Diploma (HND) Human Resource Management, Advanced Technician Diploma (ATD) Mechanical engineering, Advanced Diploma (AD) Public Administration, Diploma in Cooperative Economic and Management, and Advanced Certificate in Management.
Through the years, he served as a propeller in his department and that earned him the rank of Foreign Technical Purchase Officer with the Kaduna Refinery and Petroleum Chemical Company Limited (KRPC/NNPC) until his retirement in 2017.
The following are the post Comrade Boyis Hassan held as a Unionist:
- Union Leader in PENGASSAN
- Interim Secretary
Being a leader who had the passion to serve the Association, he was voted to serve as
- 2nd Vice Chairman of KRPC PENGASSAN Branch.
- 1st Vice Chairman within the same period.
His passion and zeal for service did not end there as he was elected as the
- Branch Chairman of PENGASSAN KRPC,
Because of the quality of his leadership style and service he was elected again to serve as
- Group Vice Chairman (NNPC PENGASSAN Group Executive Committee) and these accorded him double honors.
Driven by his unequivocal love for humanity and philanthropic attributes, Comrade Boyis has helped and continued to assist both individuals and the community through medical supplies and other humanitarian aids and also making general donations to churches and other groups within and outside the community. No wonder the Global Peace Festival Foundation under the United Nations recognized him with an award of ‘Ambassador for Peace’.