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Ekiti/Osun: PWDs Clamour For Active Involvement.

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The need to make the forth coming Ekiti and Osun states Governorship Elections accessible to persons with disabilities has once again been emphasized. Executive Director, Inclusive Friends Association Grace Jerry, made this known in Abuja at the 7th Access Nigeria Campaign Stakeholders Roundtable on Inclusive election in Nigeria, Abuja.

Represented by the Disability Inclusion Officer, Tracy Onabis, Jerry, emphasized reasons for the introduction of Braille ballot guide for blind voters as well as voting instructions for those with hearing impairment.

While commending efforts that have been so far put in place to encourage inclusiveness, the IFA boss called for more action.

Grace Jerry also analyzed some of barriers PWDs experienced during the 2021 Anambra election. On his part, the Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali Baba, represented by ASP Chidera Anezi, assured of the safety of PWDs.

The meeting according to the organisers is part of ongoing engagement with critical stakeholders to ensure that challenges faced by PWDs during the conduct of elections are effectively addressed.

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