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Organizational Structure


NAPTIP Organogram

 NAPTIP is one of the agencies under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Justice. The Act establishes a part time Governing Board which consist of-

i. A Board Chairman who shall be a person with knowledge and experience in matters related to counter-trafficking in persons.

ii. Two representatives of Civil Society Organizations involved in matters relating to trafficking in persons.

iii. A representative from each of the following Institutions or Agencies who shall be within the Directorate cadre-

  • Federal Ministry of Justice
  • Federal Ministry of Women Affairs
  • Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity
  • Nigeria Police Force
  • National Intelligence Agency
  • Nigeria Immigration Service
  • National Planning Commission
  • The Director-General, who is also the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of the Agency shall be the Secretary to the Board


The Agency performs its functions through 8 Specialized Departments, 5 Units and has Zonal Commands covering the geo-political zones of the country.




  • Investigation and Monitoring.
  • Legal and Prosecution.
  • Counseling & Rehabilitation.
  • Public Enlightenment.
  • Research and Programmes Development
  • Training and Manpower Development.
  • Administration.
  • Finance and Accounts.




  • Procurement
  • Press and Public Relations.
  • Intelligence and International Cooperation.
  • Audit.
  • Reforms.



At present there are 9 Zonal Commands located in Lagos, Benin, Enugu, Uyo, Sokoto, Kano, Maiduguri, Osogbo and Makurdi. The Agency also has a liaison office in Port-Harcourt.

The Headquarters in Abuja and All the Zonal Commands have transit shelters which were created to cater to the physical and psychological well-being of victims of trafficking.