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Buhari names Waziri-Azi NAPTIP DG


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Fatima Waziri-Azi as Director General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement yesterday, explained that the decision followed a recommendation of the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, who expressed the “urgent need for the ministry to intensify the existing capacity in NAPTIP to achieve its key result areas.”

The minister added that the choice of the former Head of Department of Public Law at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies was informed by her “pedigree, vast experience and proven track record to drive the agency forward and consolidate on what has been achieved so far.”


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