By Our Reporter
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday relieved Mrs Julie Okah-Donli of her job as Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and appointed Mrs Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as her replacement.
Okah-Donli, who was appointed by the President on April 13, 2017 would have completed her tenure in April 2021.
The new appointment was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled, ‘President Buhari appoints Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as Director-General, NAPTIP.’
It 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.
“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”
Last month, the former DG was appointed the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons.
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.