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Al-Makura Calls For Fair Treatment To Physically Challenged Persons

Posted: Nov 18, 2015 at 12:41 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Michael David, Lafia

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State Wednesday appealed to government at all levels and philanthropists in the country to extend their benevolent by giving equal opportunity to people living with disability.

The Governor who made the assertion during a one day programme organised by British Broadcasting Service BBC Hausa and BBC Media action for people living with disabilities held at Ta’al Conference hotel Lafia the state capital.

According to him, ” I call on government at all levels to consider disable persons in the scheme of things. Their inclusiveness would give them full since of belonging in exibity their talents. Disable persons are negeleted in the society even at meetings, social gathering, education,and healthcare delivery”

Al-Makura added that his administration has given top premium to people living with disability which according to him over 160million naira has so far been expendended  for the ongoing construction of especial schools for the disable in the 3 senatorial district in the state, he said.