Stella Dimoko Kogi State First Lady Urges President Buhari To Sign Disability Bill Into Law


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Friday, October 06, 2017

Kogi State First Lady Urges President Buhari To Sign Disability Bill Into Law

Wife of Kogi state governor, Barrister Amina Oyiza Bello has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Person’s with Disability special protection bill into law as doing so will go a long way to addressing the numerous problems and challenges facing persons with disability in the country.

Speaking a news conference to mark the World Cerebral Palsy Day scheduled for Friday, October 6, Barrister Bello also appealed to the government and school owners to make school environment-friendly for persons with disability while, putting in place measure to end stigma against such persons.

The Wife of the Kogi governor who is the founder of Hayat Foundation, an Organisation dedicated to promoting the cause of children with cerebral palsy in the country said government must muster the political will to address the plight of Nigerians living with disability, adding that signing the disability bill into law will accord the necessary dignity and respect they deserve.

She appealed to Nigerians to stop the stigma against persons living with disability, describing the International day in cerebral palsy as “a unique day in our lives, a day that people with special needs are celebrated, encouraged and assured that they are not alone in their struggle for a decent and lovely livelihood. It is a day that we remind them that despite the challenges they are facing, they can still achieve their dreams.

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  1. Worry ya hubby to pay up what you guys are owing your state first. Start from there. Tsk!

  2. Has your husband finish paying people without disability their right? Your husband wickedness has made people mentally disable. Tell him to pay workers their salaries first. Clean your own house madam first lady.

  3. Have u finished advicing ur horse and to pay kogi workers and pensioners? Yeye woman

  4. Very thoughtful and nice.


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