Sani Dantuni Bello
Freedom for Life Initiative
UAS Survey Leader for
Child Labor, Migration, and Domestic Servitude Questions
Sani has 13 years background and work experience in investigation of human trafficking and child labor cases in Nigeria. With over 5 years of progressive experience in delivering training on human trafficking investigation, child protection and human rights.
He has worked within the Forced Migration Management area, with specific expertise in Programme/Project Management, Women and Children protection, Community mobilization, Capacity Building, Office Administration, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons and hosts communities in both rural and urban contexts and Organizing Repatriation/Resettlement exercise. Possesses good understanding of using National, Regional and International Legal instruments in the Protection of forced migrants and human trafficking survivors.
He previously served as the Head of Operations at the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTP) in Sokoto, Nigeriaand coordinated human trafficking and child labor investigation activities along the Nigeria -NigerRepublic border areas in Sokoto and Kebbi States, Nigeria. They had over 300 victims of trafficking freed from enslavement and had successful prosecution of over 20 human traffickers and forfeiture of more than $10,000 to the victims of trafficking trust fund in Nigeria. In addition, Sani coordinated trafficking intelligence activities along the Nigeria -Niger Republic border areas.
He is also the Founder of Freedom for Life Initiatives in Sokoto, Nigeria. This is a nonprofit that works to break the cycle of women and child exploitation, promote child protection, women empowerment through advocacy, free legal services, healthcare awareness, education, capacity building and development.