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Buhari sacks Bashir Lado, Appoints Fatima Azi as New NAPTIP DG

Ali Rabiu Ali

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Bashir Garba Mohammed as Director-General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, and approved the appointment of Fatima Waziri-Azi Phd.  

This is coming less than four months after he took control of the agency.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday.

According to the statement, Fatima’s appointment was sequel to recommendation of the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq based on her “pedigree, vast experience and proven track record to drive the agency forward and consolidate on what has been achieved so far.”

The new NAPTIP DG is a former Head of Department of Public Law at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

She is a Women’s Right advocate, a campaigner against domestic and sexual based violence and an expert in Rule of Law.

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