Kaduna tasked on disability bill People with Disabilities (PWDs) under the umbrella of Joint National Association of Persons with Disability (JONAPWD) have said that corruption in government affects their welfare in the society.They, therefore, urged the Kaduna State government to facilitate the endorsement of the People with Disability Bill presently...

The Kano State Head of Service, Dr. Kabiru Shehu has said that the state government under the leadership of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje was committed to the development of people with disabilities in the state. Dr. Shehu made this known on Tuesday during a one day workshop for people with special...

The Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to sustain priority voting for Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the Nov. 16 Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. Mr. David Anyaele, the Executive Director of the group, said this in an interview with News Agency...

PWDS seek accessible, subsidized health care

Persons living with disabilities in Ekiti State have called on the state government to step up efforts to enable them to have access to health care at a subsidized rate. The Secretary-general of the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities in Ekiti State, Mr. Funso Olajide, who lamented unacceptable...

The Lagos State Government is set to empower 1000 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) with grants of N100, 000 each, motorized wheelchairs, adapted laptops for the visually impaired and other assistive devices. The grants will be released through the Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA). LASODA’s Director, Monitoring and Evaluation,...

Disabilities Act: Stakeholders to engage NGOs, MDAs on domestication (By Diana Omueza) Uyo (Akwa-Ibom) April 11, 2019 (NAN) Stakeholders in the fight for the implementation of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities Prohibition Act say they are set to engage other stakeholders on the domestication of the Act. The stakeholders said...

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