People Living With Disability Laud Buhari Over Member’s Appointment As SSA

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From Tom Garba, Yola

Mr. Abubakar Hosere, Anambra State chairman of the National Association of Persons Living with Disability, has commended President Muhammad Buhari for appointing one of their member as Senior Special Assistant.

Recall that the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu announced the appointment of Dr. Samuel Ankeli as SSA to Mr President on dealing with persons Living with disability.

Hosere said the development was first of its kind and would go a long way in solving many problems affecting the members nationwide.

According to the chairman, the appointment did not come to them as a surprise “considering the foresight and good intention of President Buhari to the people of Nigeria.”

The group wrote: “We are highly appreciated with the appointment of Dr. Samuel Ankeli by President Buhari as his Senior Special Assistant for persons living with disability’s matters. The development is the first of its kind so far in the history of Nigeria.
Hosere appealed to the 36 state governments to emulate President Buhari’s gesture in appointing members of the union and establishing commissions and agencies for persons living with disability across the states.

He thanked the wife of Adamawa Governor. Mrs Aisha Jibrillah for donating 100 wheelchairs to the group’s members in the state.

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