Humanitarian Minister’s Nominee Fatima Waziri-Azi Appointed NAPTIP D.G,By Buhari

Confusion may be at the National Agency For Yhe Prohibition of Trafficking persons As President Muhammadu Buhari approve the appointment of Fatima Waziri- Azi, as Director General barely Months Okah Donli’s Successor was appointed.


Waziri-Azi’s appointment is sequel to a recommendation of the Hon. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, who expressed the urgent need for the Ministry to intensify on the existing capacity in the NAPTIP in order to achieve its Key Result Areas as identified.

A statement issued by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity garba shehu explained that Fatima Waziri-Azi appointmentwas based on her pedigree, vast experience and proven track record to drive the agency forward and consolidate on what has been achieved so far.

A former Head of Department of Public Law at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Waziri-Azi is a Women’s Right advocate, a campaigner against domestic and sexual based violence and an expert in Rule of Law.