Okei-Odunmakin joins Project Enable Africa as chairperson of FollowDisAct campaign
• To Sensitise 100million Nigerians On Rights Of Disabled Persons
Rights activist and President of the Women Arise for Change Initiative, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin has been appointed chairman, Board of Advisors, Project Enable Africa, a non-profit initiative with primary focus on empowerment of persons with disabilities.
Project Director of the initiative, Mr. Olusola Owonikoko, who made the announcement when he led his team to the National Secretariat, Women Arise, in Lagos yesterday, said Okei-Odumakin would lead the project designed to empower 100 million Nigerians with increased knowledge and understanding of the Disability Rights and the legal provisions.
Speaking on the forthcoming project launch called #FollowDisAct, slated for Thursday, September 5, Owonikoko lauded the sacrifices and contributions of Okei-Odumakin, as her leverage and goodwill, coupled with the grace of Almighty have brought the organisation to its present pedestal.
Giving details on the campaign, Owonikoko said the project was designed with the aim of monitoring, tracking, reporting and driving the implementation of the newly assented Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill, 2018.
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