President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced Mrs Julie Okah-Donli whose tenure is yet to expire and appointed Mrs Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
The new appointment was contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Tuesday, November 1, 2020.
The statement titled, “President Buhari appoints Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as Director-General, NAPTIP,” reads:
“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.
“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.”
In the statement, no mention was made of Okah-Donli who was appointed as DG for NAPTIP by President Buhari on April 13, 2017. Her initial tenure of four years would have elapsed in April next year.
According to the Act establishing NAPTIP, the DG shall hold office for a term of four years at the first instance and can be re-appointed for another and final term of four years.
KanyiDaily had reported how NAPTIP arrested a 29-year-old woman, Jamila Abubakar, for allegedly beating her seven-year-old stepson to death in Kano State.