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23 Jul
Mr Samuel Ekeoma, Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, on Disability Matters, has urged the Abia State House of Assembly to expedite actio
7 Jun 2019
As the 8th National Assembly wraps up their four-year tenure of legislative duties, here are four notable bills the Red Chamber passed since its inauguration in 2015. National Minimum Wage Bill After several deliberations, protest and negotiation between National Labour Congress and government for about two years, the Senate passed the N30, 000 minimum wage…
29 Nov 2018
Joint National Association of Persons Living with Disabilities (JONAPWD), Ekiti State chapter, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Disability Bill into law. They made the call at a press conference by JONAPWD Chairman, Omotola Omotula and Secretary, Funso Olajide in Ado Ekiti. In a related development, former President of the Nigerian Bar…
7 Sep 2017
Olufunke Akanle said, persons leaving with any form of physical or congenital conditions encounter widespread barriers in accessing healthcare and related services, with worse health outcomes than people living without disabilities.
12 Jan 2017
He therefore urged the Federal Government and the National Assembly, to close ranks and ensure the passage of the Bill without delay in order to improve the plight of people with disability.
Disability-pix
25 Jul 2016
Over 19 million Nigerians live with one form of disability or the other, with more than 80 per cent of them living in the rural areas of the country. In every region of the world, in every country, persons with disabilities often live on the margins of the society...

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