The Federal Government has been urged to consider the inclusion of Nigerians with physical challenges in the composition of the Nigerian People With Disabilities Commission (NPWDC) so that the essence of the passing the law that established the Commission would not be lost on the real people that the law was originally set to liberate from societal challenges.Read More
By Abayomi Adeshida – Abuja An America-based Non-profit group, Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities International, has urged the Federal Government to leverage on the foundation laid by the Obasanjo administration thirteen years ago to protect over thirty million Nigerians with disability from deadly diseases including the ravaging COVID-19 that is currently increasing in Nigeria.
Some Persons With Disabilities PWDs in Nigeria have lamented that they would not be able to vote in the 2019 general elections due to their inability to partake in the recently concluded nationwide Continuous Voter Registration CVR.Read More
A report by Center for Citizens with Disabilities CCD, has advocated for inclusive participation of Persons with disabilities, in the 2019 general elections even as it says 3,253,169 Nigerians, are suffering from one form of disability or the other.Read More
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has called for the creation of enduring structures and reforms that guarantee persons with disabilities better chance for expression, economic empowerment, and self-fulfilment.Read More