Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Governor Oyebanji Will Prioritize Welfare of People With Disabilities…. Omotosho

December 14, 2022

The Senior Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Community Communications, Mrs Mary Oso Omotosho has reiterated the commitment of Governor Biodun Oyebanji’s government to prioritizing the welfare of Ekiti citizens and residents regardless of their status.

She made this known during an engagement with the leadership of people with disabilities under the aegis of Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities in her office in Ado Ekiti.

Mrs Omotosho said the meeting was part of her series of engagement with critical stakeholders who have been mapped under different categories of communities.

The Governor’s aide also reiterated the commitment of Governor Oyebanji’s administration to the welfare of people with disabilities in the state, stressing that the state Governor is accessible to all Ekiti people irrespective of class .

She said Governor Oyebanji does not take matters of people with disabilities for granted ,hence their inclusion in the communication engagement plan of the government.

Earlier, the State chairman of the Joint National Association of People with Disabilities, Mr Owolabi applauded the SSA for including them in her stakeholders engagement plan and pledged their total support for the Governor Biodun Oyebanji administration .

Mr Owolabi added that the state government should consider them for employement opportunities which would as well put food on their tables and better their lots.

The Chairmen of the cluster groups under the JNAPWD ; the blind,Albinos,deaf among others admonished Mrs Omotosho to use her good office to enlighten the people of the state to shun discrimination against people living with disabilities and treat them fairly.

Last modified: January 14, 2023

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