Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appealed to residents of the state to stop discriminating against people living with disabilities.
The governor spoke at an event marking the 2019 International Day of Disability (IDD) for Persons Living with Disabilities, organised by the Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA), held on Thursday at the Ndubuisi Kanu Park, in Alausa, Ikeja area of Lagos.
The governor, who was represented by the Commissioner, Youth and Social Development, Ganiyu Dawodu, assured that the government would do more for people living with disabilities this year, especially in the area of education and empowerment.
He said the various clusters of people living with disabilities had been of immense support to the government, stressing that there was need to give them more support to show that there is ability in disability. Read more