Physically-challenged trains on Emergency Management in Kogi
The Kogi state Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) yesterday trained the physically-challenged persons on information and emergency management during emergency situation.
Speaking at the workshop, the Acting Executive Secretary of SEMA, Alice Ogedengbe, said the workshop was to make the physically challenged persons aware of the steps to take in an emergency situation so as to minimize casualties.
According to her, the workshop will also afford the Physically challenged to understand how to manage information among themselves that will aid the agency in emergency management, saying that the agency will continue to enlighten and warn people about the flood.
Also speaking, Governor Idris Wada, represented by the Special Adviser on Emergency, Air Vice Marshal Gabriel Abdul (rtd), said that government will continue to create conducive environment that will enable the physically challenge to manage disaster.
Earlier, the chairman Kogi state physically challenged urged the government to create a conducive environment as well as providing a place where they can learn a trade
He however commended SEMA for the training, saying that the lesson learned will help them during emergency situation.