Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim is a prominent Nigerian politician and businesswoman known for her role in various government offices and her achievements in the business world. Born in Jos, Plateau State, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim hails from Keffi, Nasarawa State. Her parents are S.K Danladi, an engineer and developer based in Abuja, and Aishatu Sulaiman Danladi, a teacher. The second of eight children, she is married and a mother to three children.
Raised in Abuja, Sulaiman-Ibrahim completed her nursery education at Aruwa Nursery School and primary education at Jabi Primary School (now LEA Primary School, Jabi). She pursued her secondary education at Federal Government Girls College, Bwari, Abuja. Subsequently, she earned a sociology degree from the University of Abuja at the age of 19 and two master’s degrees—an MBA and an MA—from Webster University by the age of 21. She completed her mandatory National Youth Service Corps at NNPC, Kaduna zonal office.
Sulaiman-Ibrahim began her career at Abuja Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) before relocating to the United Kingdom, where she worked in human resources, business, and management. She became a certified human resource management consultant and joined Mary Kay as a senior sales director. Her foray into politics includes serving as a special adviser on strategic communication to the minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, and being appointed to the Nasarawa State economic advisory council by the Executive Governor of Nassarawa State, Engr. A. A. Sule, in September 2019.
On December 1, 2020, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the director-general of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), where she served for six months until May 27, 2021. Subsequently, she was redeployed as the Honourable Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons, effective June 4, 2021. More recently, she was appointed as the Minister of State for Police Affairs to the Federal Republic of Nigeria by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.