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#InternationalDisabilityDay: CENTRE TASKS FG FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF REHABILITATION CENTRES IN ALL STATES OF THE FEDERATION

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The Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has taken a swipe at the federal government over the unavailability of training/rehabilitation centers for disabled persons in most states in Nigeria. This was contained in a press statement issued on Thursday and signed by the Executive Chairman of CITAB, Mr. Jolomi Fenemigho to

Disability Day: FG to launch sports club, CSO for PWDs

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Ahead of the 2020 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWDs) on Thursday, December 3, with the theme “Building Back better: Toward a Disability- Inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable Post COVID-19 World”, the Federal government has put plans in place to launch a therapeutic sports club and civil society organisation (CSO) for people with disabilities (PWDs).

Association of Blind Urges Public to Make Way for Visually Impaired People

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In celebration of the International White Cane and Safety Day 2020, the Nigeria Association of the Blind (NAB) Lagos Chapter has urged the public to always make way for persons with visual impairment in Lagos State and Nigeria. The association made this call during its empowerment and White Cane Awareness rally in Epe area of

E-learning: Include Students With Visual Impairment In Your Initiatives – CITAB

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The centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has called on the Ogun State Government to include students with visual impairment in the plan for free internet services for e-learning purposes in the State.

SSA to President on Disability Affairs Nominate Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki for “Pillar of Disability In Nigeria” Award.

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Dr. Samuel Ankeli, the Senior Special Adviser (SSA) to the President on Disabilities has shortlisted erstwhile Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki as a recipient of the ‘Pillar of Disability in Nigeria’ award in commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. In a statement released on Tuesday, Saraki said he was pleasantly surprised when informed

United Nations urged to include more women with disabilities ahead of election race

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The United Nations is being urged by campaigners round the world to ensure more women with disabilities are elected to positions of leadership. Sightsavers Nigeria is urging their UN representative to vote for diversity in the upcoming UN elections for the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The call is part of Sightsavers’

E-Learning Programme: CITAB Tasks Ogun Governor On Including Learners With Disabilities

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The centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has called on the Ogun State’s government to include students with visual impairment in the plan for free internet service for e-learning purposes in the state. This was contained in a press release issued by the group’s executive chairman, Jolomi George Fenemigho. It would

Group Asks Ogun Governor To Extend E-Learning To Blind Persons

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The Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB) has asked the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, to ensure that blind persons are catered for following his directive for free internet service to primary and secondary school students enrolling in e-learning in the state. The convener of the association, Jolomi Fenemigho, frowned on

E-LEARNING: INCLUDE LEARNERS WITH DISABILITY – CITAB

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The centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has called on the Ogun State government to include students with visual impairment in the plan for free internet service for e-learning purposes in the state. This was contained in a press release issued on Tuesday by the group’s executive chairman, Jolomi George Fenemigho.

DISABILITY BILL: CCD LAUDS EKITI STATE GOVT FOR PASSAGE

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The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has commended the Ekiti Government for the passage of the state’s disability law. Executive Director of the centre, Mr David Anyaele, gave the commendation in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by Mr Kola Ogunbiyi, the Senior Programme Officer. “We received with great