36 Milllions People Living With Disabilities In Sub Sahara Are Vulnerable To Poverty

36 Milllions People Living With Disabilities In Sub Sahara Are Vulnerable To Poverty

At least no fewer than 36 million of people living with disabilities across the world especially in sub Sahara Africa are vulnerable to objects poverty and they are rejected by their government .

The Executive Chairman Plateau State Disability Right Commission ,Mr James David Lalu has decried over the disappearance of people living with disabilities bill and their  plight   in Nigeria including non availability to you access quality live .

Speaking during an exclusive interview on the international Day of people living with disabilities around the globe at Dan daura Estate ,Jos .

He appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari should forfeit his electioneering campaign promised of signing into law the right of people living with disabilities bill law so as to protect them against violence ,poverty and all inclusive government of development.

Lalu stressed that 17 years of non passed of people living with disabilities bill by Nigeria commencing from Former President Obasanjo regime to Yar’Adua has continued to give them serious concern as the society discriminate against them .

According to him ,our members are face with the challenges of funding  during electioneering campaign in Plateau state where its cripple their aspirations to vie for elective position in Nigeria.

Mr James Lalu lamented people living with disabilities are very poor so we are requesting from mobile registration machines across the federal wards ,sincerely speaking our national bill is still pending ,we drafted the bill were the National House of Assembly both signed it into law but the presidency kept rejecting its.

Lalu commended Governor Simon Lalong for passing disabilities commission bill into law were 20 states have key in ,we are the majority people so politician should canvass our votes .

We are yet to sit down with PLASIEC to know how to go about the amendment law government involve us in the discussion were they assure us that very soon positive plan on persons with disabilities right will benefit from the development program of government.

The President Buhari in Lafia ,Nasarawa state promised to pursue the bill on people living with disabilities right commission and Local Government autonomy but getting to three years we are confuse that some of bill got missing either at the presidency or senate chamber.

The chairman said if our bill got missing at the presidency we shall all assemble our members to go in search of our bill so as to bring relief to our members across the 36 states.

We organizing dinner with Governor Simon Lalong and some of the people living with disabilities will be empower because we operating an all inclusive government were some can get little money take care of their needs.

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