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Gov. Okezie’s aide advocates passage of disability act in Abia

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Please shareTweetMr Samuel Ekeoma, a Senior Special Adviser on Disability to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, has urged the State House of Assembly to pass the disability bill for Persons Living with Disability (PWDs). Ekeoma told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone on Saturday that the passage of the bill would give a

people living with disability, take advantage of Commission- Al-Makura

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Please shareTweetSenator repressing Nasarawa South senatorial district Umaru Almakura Saturday, called on the people living with Disability to take full advantage of the newly established commission for disabled persons to showcase their talents by proving to the entire world that disability is not inability. Almakura made the called while interfacing with people living with disability

Group lauds Buhari on approval of NCPWD Board

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Please shareTweetMr David Anyaele, the Director of CCD, said on Tuesday that approval of the NCPWD board and members “is a clear statement that the government had commenced full implementation of the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities Act”. Anyaele said in a statement that the approval was in line with the provisions of the Discrimination

GROUP LAUDS FG’s APPOINTMENTS OF EXECUTIVE OFFICIALS FOR THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR PWDs

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The Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has commended the Federal Government over its recent approval of the composition of the Governing Council of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), describing it as a right step in the right direction.

GROUP LAUDS FG’s APPOINTMENTS OF EXECUTIVE OFFICIALS FOR THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR PWDs

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Please shareTweetThe Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has commended the Federal Government over its recent approval of the composition of the Governing Council of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), describing it as a right step in the right direction. This was contained in a press release issued

Buhari appoints officials for persons with disabilities commission

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Please shareTweetThe President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, approved the composition of the governing council of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities. He also appointed Mr James Lalu as the commission’s Executive Secretary. These were contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

buhari approves establishment of data bank

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Please shareTweetPresident Buhari has approved the establishment of the Nigeria Disability Databank – Dr. Samuel Ankeli, the senior special assistant on disability matters, disclosed this on Tuesday, August 11 – The databank will capture all the people living with disability, less privileged and IDPs in the country A report by Daily Trust indicates that the

Nigeria, Others Urged to Ratify Africa Disability Protocol

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Please shareTweetSome civil society leaders and government officials have advised Nigeria and some other countries in Africa to work towards adopting and ratifying the Africa Disability Protocol (ADP). They made the call during a recent two-day virtual conference that brought together key stakeholders in Africa. The ADP is a development that is expected to lead

Disability Rights: Accolades For PMB And Call For More Action

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Please shareTweetCaption is Muhammadu Buhari wearing a hat talking on a cell phone. Love him or hate him, PresidentMuhammadu Buhari has done more for persons living with disabilities than any President in Nigeria’s history. The President is therefore Nigeria’s onlyinclusive President. His recordsspeak for him. He was the first President to recognize that persons living

Visually Impaired Persons Beg Govt For Civil Service Jobs After Disengagement From N-Power

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Please shareTweet Visually impaired persons under the umbrella of Association of Technology Inclined Visually Impaired Persons of Nigeria, (ATIVIPN) have urged the Federal Government to reabsorb them into the Federal Civil Service after being disengaged from the NPower scheme. The association’s President, Tolulope Aluko made the request in a letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari.

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