5 Quick Things You Should Know About Fatima Waziri Azi, NAPTIP DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Fatima Waziri-Azi as the director-general of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

The appointment was confirmed in a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu on Wednesday.

Shehu said Waziri-Azi’s appointment was subject to the recommendations of the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Farouq.

Here things you should know about Fatima Waziri Azi

Fatima Waziri Azi Biography Profile

  1. Waziri-Azi was the former head of the public law department at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
  2. She was an expert in the rule of law and an advocate against domestic and sexual-based violence.
  3. Waziri-Azi take over from Basheer Mohammed.
  4. Member of Women’s Right advocate, a campaigner against domestic and sexual based violence and an expert on the Rule of Law.
  5. Dr. Fatima Waziri-Azi, is the new Director General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons.


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