Next level for disability law in Nigeria
The “Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities Prohibition Act (2018) definitely was a milestone for those affected and probably for all the citizens.
Group seeks more support for persons living with disabilities
Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the National Association of Persons Living with Physical Disabilities (NAPWPD), Dare Dairo, has urged the governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to look into the plight of persons living with physical disabilities. Addressing journalists in Lagos, he said Sanwo-Olu should attack poverty among people living with disabilities, and develop enterprise rather…
PWDs urge assent to disability bill
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…
PWDs protest rejection of Disability Bill 14 years after passage by NASS
Abia State chapter of the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD) took their protest against non-assent to the Disability Bill...
United States embassy unveils digital hub for persons with disabilities
The Acting Consul General of the United States, Darcy Zotter, yesterday unveiled a Disability-Friendly Digital Hub, at the Lagos office of the Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD).