Comrade Mohammed Abba Isa, APC Zonal Special Leader Northeast Nigeria and a person with disability was assured that Yobe state disability bill will become a law as soon as possible once the 7th Yobe State Assembly is fully constituted. The bill will be the first item to be considered by the State Assembly. This happen during Comrade Abba Isa’s continued consultation and engagement with relevant stakeholders in the state to speedily conclude work on the Yobe state disability bill.
As part of his effort to ensure disability inclusion in both leadership process and governance Comrade Abba Isa mobilized persons with disability across the length and breathe of the state to witness the inauguration of the 7th Assembly, where Hon.Ahmed Lawal Mirwa emerged as speaker.
Rt Hon Ahmed Lawan Mirwa who immediately after his acceptance speech despite heavy downpour still found time to meet with people with disabilities present. While congratulating the new speaker on behalf of persons with disabilities in the state, Comrade Abba Isa urged the speaker to urgently consider disability bill which is before the Assembly.
In his response Hon. Ahmed who couldn’t hide his joy amid the disability community for coming to celebrate with them and also having interest in the affairs of the state, promised that the first item the house would look into when its resume sitting is the issue of bill and he also promise to involved persons with disability in all activities of the house that henceforth disability inclusion must not only be heard in Yobe state but practically seen.
The occasion was another opportunity for persons with disabilities in the state to demonstrate their desire and passion for disability INCLUSIVITY