“We note with dismay that all the numerous structures springing up in Kaduna left and right, mostly are not accessible by PWDs.” “In our hospitals, there are no sign language interpreters to assist our hearing impaired members,
“Even as I speak, the file is yet to come back to the ministry. But I am optimistic something positive will happen next session, and you may be one of the lucky candidates to be selected, especially now that we have an Executive Assistant on Disability in the Governor’s Office.”
In a bid to reduce disabilities in Nigeria, which can be prevented and treated, the Lagos State Government has channeled its energy towards improving the lives through the early detection and diagnosis of disability in infants
Speaking at the 2017 Annual Scientific Conference/Workshop, with the theme, “Challenges and care of children with special needs,” the experts emphasise the need to correctly identify children with disability, with a view to according them the needed support and treatment.