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Dame Julie Okah-Donli

Founder and CEO of ROOST Foundation

Dame Julie Okah, former DG NAPTIP, Founder and CEO of ROOST Foundation, Nigeria.

Julie Okah-Donli is a Nigerian lawyer, chartered secretary and administrator, who served as the Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), an agency established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2003 to tackle human trafficking and other related matters. She is the founder of the Julie Donli Kidney Foundation, an NGO that supports people with kidney disease. She worked as executive assistant to Chief Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa State. She had also worked with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and also a one-time head of UBA Trustees. Okah-Donli established a Legal Firm: Julie Okah & Co (Legal Practitioners) which she was the principal partner.

On April 13, 2017, she was appointed and became the Director-General of NAPTIP. She led the federal agency to tackle human trafficking, including organ trafficking and ritual killing.

Okah-Donli has advocated for more funding to tackle human trafficking and in inter-agency collaboration. Under her leadership as DG of NAPTIP, a Whistle Blowing Policy for Human Trafficking was formed to end up THB impunity.

I Had the opportunity to meet and work with this Woman. She is Fabulous. Very well organised, focus, targeting concerte actions with tangible results, always motivating others, like to fight for the vulnerable people. Elle est une femme influente et moi je l’admire beaucoup. Much Love powerful woman.

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