From Ahmad Mohammed Bauchi
Bauchi State Government has reassured of its commitment towards supporting people with disabilities as part of efforts to alleviate their sufferings.
Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed gave the assurance while receiving members of the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities at Government House Bauchi on the celebration of this year’s International Day of People with Disabilities.
The Governor who spoke through the PDP Deputy Chairman in the state, Bala Hadis, said to cater for their needs, his administration will consider restoring the Agency for the People with Disabilities.
Governor Mohammed who pledged to come up with programmes beneficial to them in order to have a sense of belonging, expressed concern over the challenges facing people with disabilities in the state.
Members of the group who spoke during the courtesy visit applauded the governor for giving the desired attention to education sector in the state.
They used the medium to appeal to the state government to look into the possibility of restoring the Agency for the People with Disabilities so as to overcome their challenges.