Sule reiterates commitment to welfare of PLWDs in Nasarawa



Gov.  Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has  reiterated commitment to the  training and welfare of People with  Disabilities (PLWDs) in the state.


Sule said this at a one-day Special Mentoring and Life Enhancement training for the Joint National of  PLWDs,  Nasarawa Chapter, Friday in Lafia.


Represented his Special Assistant Social Media and Disability, Mr Hamza Mamman, the governor said governent continue to ensure the empowerment and training of people with disability to improve their standard of  .


He noted that his administration since inception had given priority to the welfare and employment of PLWDs  in the state.


her part, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology,  Hajiya Fatu Sabo, advised PLWDs to take advantage of the available governent technical schools to acquire skills in order to better their lives.


The commissioner who was represented by the Director of Special Education, Mr Madaki Ibrahim, urged them to desist street begging and embrace training in various skills to become self-reliant.


“The state government do not you  to take to the streets to beg,  that is why it made provision for various skills acquisition . We have technical schools in Asakio, Mada Station among others,” she said.


Mr Umar Dahiru, Chairman of Youths with Special in Nasarawa  said the mentoring and enhancement training was aimed at empowering them to be self- reliant and to discourage them begging.


He commended the governor  for prioritising the training and welfare of the PLWDs in the state, adding that the was ready to support him to succeed.(NAN)