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Persons with Disabilities

March 6, 2024

Palliative: FG reiterates commitment to welfare of persons with disabilities

“We will handle the distribution of these palliatives to deserving beneficiaries.’’

President Bola Tinubu
December 8, 2023

Group wants free education, healthcare services for PWDs

He decried the lack of shelter, quality education, and sustainable means of livelihood for the members in the state.

PWDs in Nigeria
December 8, 2023

FG to shut down public places violating accessibility laws for PWDs

The federal government will shut down public buildings that do not comply with the accessibility standards for disabled persons starting January 17.

Persons With Disabilities (PWDs)
December 3, 2023

NCPWD seeks more support, facilities for people with disabilities

He described sports as a veritable tool for engaging, empowering and uniting people with disabilities.

Persons With Disabilities (PWDs)
June 14, 2023

Centre wants FG to appoint persons with disabilities into government positions

The center is also seeking infrastructure improvement to address the concerns of persons with disabilities.

Persons With Disabilities (PWDs)
December 17, 2022

Courts urged to consider lawyers with disability in scheme of affairs

“The judiciary should be more accessible both physically and otherwise for lawyers with disability,” he said.

Lawyers with disabilities
December 11, 2022

PWDs demand adequate assistive devices, security during 2023 polls

PWDs are asking that measures be put in place for inclusive participation during the 2023 polls.

Persons With Disabilities (PWDs)
December 3, 2022

CCD urges Gov. Emmanuel to pass discrimination against PWDs Act

He urged Mr Emmanuel to take appropriate measures to protect citizens with disabilities without further delay by adopting the Disabilities Act.

Centre for Citizens with Disabilities and Governor Udom Emmanuel
November 23, 2022

Ganduje signs Persons With Disabilities bill into law

The law provides for establishing a ministry to oversee the affairs of PWDs in Kano.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje with disabled persons
November 8, 2021

AnambraDecides: Persons with disabilities decry marginalisation during poll

They accused INEC of not fulfilling its promise to make provisions for the effective participation of PWDs during the electoral process.

Person with Disabilities voting used to illustrate the story