Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has brokered peace between factions of the Joint Association of People Living With Disabilities.
Represented by a Director in Ministry, Ali Grema at the meeting held in Abuja with the Board of Trustees (BoT), and the 2 leaders of the Association, the Minister reassured people living with disabilities that Peace has returned to the Association.
After a peace pact was signed by between the two leaders of the association; Ekaete Umoh and Yusuf Iyodo, Ekaete Umoh emerged as President of the Joint Association of People Living With Disabilities.
The Minister appreciated the Board of Trustees and the two leaders for allowing Peace to reign at a time when the National Commission for Persons Living with Disabilities needs all hands on deck to navigate the next level of disability issues in Nigeria.
Executive Secretary of the National Commission of People Living with Disabilities, Mr. James Lalu, expressed his appreciation to the Honourable Minister for resolving the crisis in the community within the period she came on board.
Present at the meeting was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Joint Association of People Living with Disabilities, Prince Paul Adelabu, Chief of Staff to the Honourable Minister AVM Sale Shinkafi, Director Rehabilitation Mrs Nkechi Onwukwe and S.A on Disability Danjuma Attah.