Placida T. Awunah attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where she obtained her LLB in 1990 and was called to the Bar in 1991 and obtained her BL at the Nigeria Law School Lagos.
She has worked in several corporate organisations in various capacities. At the Empire group from 1992 - 1995 she served as the company secretary.
From 1995 - 1998 she proceeded to Sylva Ogwemoh and Associates as a Legal Practitioner, NAFDAC from July 1998 - 2002.
She joined the Securities and Exchange Commission in July 2002 as senior manager and rose to the rank of Deputy Director where she currently heads the Administrative proceedings department.
She has attended variouse trainings programmes and is a member of various professional bodies.
PLACIDA T. AWUNAH