National Commission For Persons With Disabilities Engages Kano State Government

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The Executive Secretary National Commission for Persons with Disabilities Mr James Lalu on Tuesday 2rd March 2021 lead members of the Commission and cluster groups of persons with disabilities to the Governor of Kano State.

The team was received by the Secretary to Kano State Government Alhaji Usman Alhaji. The Executive Secretary of the Commission used the opportunity to appreciate the State Government for considering persons with disabilities in all policies and programs of government, especially policies that rea targeted at free education from primary to tertiary institutions for persons with disabilities, state health insurance program which was offered and will continue to offer over 5000 PWDs free health care services in all health facilities within the state.

The executive secretary further stress that in other to ensure sustainability and inclusion of those programs, there is need for the State Government to give speedy consideration towards the Kano state disability bill.

Responding, the Secretary to State Government, Alhaji Usman appreciated the visit  and highlighted some deliberate programs aimed at ensuring total inclusion of PWDs in Kano Satae, Alhaji Usman also assured the Executive Secretary on behalf of the State Government speedy conclusion of work on the bill and Subsequent establishment of the State Disability Commission.

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