‘We’ve lost a voice for persons with disabilities in TB Joshua’s demise’
A Lagos-based disabilities rights advocate group, the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), yesterday, said it lost a voice for persons with disabilities with the passing of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua at the age of 57.
Group urges states to enact disability law
Citizens with disabilities have urged states to enact laws to remove barriers that hinder them from enjoying equal rights as citizens rather than being discriminated against and marginalized on the basis of their disabilities.
PWDs demand sign language, interpreters at polling units
The Executive Director of Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), David Anyaele, has called for inclusion of persons with disabilities in Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.
Disability Commission: Group urges Senate to hasten screening of nominees
The Center for Citizens with Disability, an NGO, has urged the National Assembly to hasten the confirmation of nominees for the National Disability Commission presented to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.
NGO seeks consideration for persons with disabilities in Akwa Ibom
A Non-Governmental Organisation, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), has appealed to Akwa Ibom State government to consider persons with disabilities in the distribution of palliatives during the lockdown in the state.
PWDs mobilise to challenge Kaduna government over budgetary allocation
The physically-challenged persons, who were mobilised by Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), protested discrimination against them by the government in the provision of amenities that would mitigate their plight.
Group demands passage of disability laws
Government has been urged to pass a law that protects the rights of people living with disabilities to access employment, quality healthcare, education as well as protection from sexual abuse.
CCD trains personnel as observers
The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has announced training 45 people as election observers in the 16 local councils in the state.This is in collaboration with the state chapter of the Joint National Associations of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD).