NEWS FLASH!!! Buhari Makes Major Appointment In NAPTIP: Sulaiman-Ibrahim in, Okah-Donli Out

Buhari Government has yet again made a major appointment in the distinguished person of Mrs Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, who has impresssive track record and known to be a woman of decipline and character.

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) now has a new Director-General, the presidency announced on Tuesday.

A statement issued on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in Abuja by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mrs Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim.

She was chosen to replace the present occupier of the position, Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, who has been in the position for a while and has taken the agency to enviable heights.

The presidency in the statement said the new head of NAPTIP was a Special Adviser on Strategic Communication to the Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.

She was also until her new appointment a member of the Nasarawa State Economic Advisory Council and she is well-read.

"President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

"A holder of BSc (Sociology), Masters of Arts (Management) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degrees, Mrs Sulaiman-Ibrahim, hails from Nasarawa State.

"Until her new appointment, she was a member of the Nasarawa State Economic Advisory Council as well as Special Adviser on Strategic Communication to the Minister of State for Education," Mr Shehu said in the brief statement.

NAPTIP was established in July 2003 by the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act 2003.

It is an agency of the federal government created to address the scourge of trafficking in persons in fulfilment of the country's international obligation under the Trafficking in Persons Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children, supplementing the United Nations Transnational Organized Crime Convention (UNTOC).

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