Kogi gives 7,000 Wheel Chairs to Physically Challenged Indigenes

The Kogi State government has distributed 50 wheel chairs and 30 clutches to the people living with disabilities in state.wheel chairs

The wheel chairs and clutches were donated by The Beautiful Gate Handicap Centre, Jos, Plateau state.

Governor Idris Wada, while distributing the wheel chairs and clutches to the beneficiaries, reiterated his government’s care for people with disabilities, and assured them that they would continue to be catered for.

Governor Wada also assured them that henceforth all government public buildings in the state would be designed in a way that is friendly to the physically challenged.

The governor, however, donated sum of N1 million to Jos Beautiful Gate Handicap centre for partnering with state government to alleviate the suffering of those with disabilities.

He also commended the Managing Director of the Jos Beautifully Gate Handicap Center, Jos Mr Ayuba Gufwan, for collaborating with his administration to ease the movement of the physically challenged in the state.

He promised that those living with disabilities in the state would continue to receive government attention and sense of belonging like any other citizens.

In her welcome address, Commissioner for Women Affairs, Mrs. Patience Mameh, disclosed that about 7,000 wheel chairs have so far been donated by the state government to ease the movement of the physically challenged.

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