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Buhari Silent As Unqualified Sulaiman Ibrahim Resumes As NAPTIP DG

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has opted to ignore as disqualified appointee Mrs Sulaiman Ibrahim resumes office as NAPTIP boss.

The credentials presented by Mrs Sulaiman Ibrahim’s does not match the requirements stipulated by the NAPTIP law for the job.

And despite her disqualification, she has resumed as Director-General of the agency

President Muhammadu Buhari has kept mum over the resumption of office of a disqualified appointee.

Despite Mrs Sulaiman Ibrahim being unqualified for the job as stipulated by the law, President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to rescind the appointment.

The president appointed her on December 2, 2020 as the new director-general of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Person.


Upon her appointment, it was reported that Mrs Sulaiman-Ibrahim’s appointment has flouted the law establishing NAPTIP

According to section 8 (1) of the NAPTIP Act 2015, any appointee for the position of the the director-general of the agency must be from the directorate cadre in the civil service or from an equivalent cadre in any of the nation’s law enforcement agencies.

Mrs Sulaiman-Ibrahim his even did not meet this criteria and she has already assumed office as DG NAPTIP.

Meanwhile, we reported earlier that the Nigerian government has directed all telecommunication operators to deregister all SIM cards that are not synchronized with the National Identity Number (NIN) by December 30th 2020.

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