Alhaji Abdulaziz Ibrahim, a Particular Adviser to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, says the award to his principal as “Most Pleasant Governor to Individuals Residing with Particular Wants of the yr ” is extremely justified.
Ibrahim, the Particular Adviser on Folks Residing with Particular Wants, informed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Sokoto, that the award, given to Tambuwal by International Hope for Justice, an NGO, was in recognition of his particular consideration to particular wants individuals.
He mentioned the NGO recognized the federal government’s efforts on the simply concluded Nationwide Incapacity Summit in Abuja.
He is famous that Tambuwal had fulfilled his guarantees by giving them the workplace of Particular Adviser, in addition to working many pleasant insurance policies that had been uplifting the individuals’ dwelling requirements throughout the state.
In response to him, individuals with particular wants are at the moment receiving month-to-month stipends from the federal government as a part of the administration’s efforts at discouraging the group from avenue begging.
The governor’s aide additionally stated that Tambuwal had supplied a totally furnished expertise acquisition middle the place individuals residing with disabilities have been getting empowered to be productive in an effort to promote self-reliance.
Our individuals are engaged in shoemaking, cap making, tailoring, knitting, cell phone repairs, and different companies from the coaching they obtain in the middle.
We’re pursuing laptop coaching programs for our successful individuals additionally, and the state authorities have supplied work stations.
Throughout my go to Abuja, I additionally contacted the Minister for Communication and Digital Financial system, and he has promised to help this group of individuals with extra coaching services, tutors, in addition to onerous and software program gear,” Ibrahim stated.
He appealed to his members to enroll in ability acquisition coaching and enterprise alternatives, and reciprocate the governor’s efforts by shunning all types of begging.
Simply of the latest, Gov. Tambuwal facilitated some donors to help our members with motorbikes which eases the problem in transportation that our members are going through, he added.
Ibrahim is additionally known for the domestication of the Folks Residing With Incapacity Act within the state; noting that many constructions and programs weren’t pleasant to individuals with particular wants.