By Cleopatra Eki
A group, 7Stars lnter-Global Properties, has donated white canes and foodstuff to visually impaired persons. Chief Executive Officer of the group, Mr. Moses Chukwuma Ezenwaka, said the group was concerned about supporting and putting smiles on the faces of visually-impaired persons and the vulnerable in Lagos State.
Ezenwaka, during the presentation of the gifts at the Lekki office of the group in Lagos, said that while most families had been able to provide for their collective needs, the blind and other clusters of disability should not be left out.
He said he was motivated by the works of founder of lnner eyes Foundation, Kelly Blind, who is visually-impaired and in his capacity helping the blind.
He described the gesture as life-saving despite Nigeria’s economic challenges, He, therefore, urged stakeholders to ensure that fundamental human rights of persons with disabilities are not excluded from all facets.
Kelly Blind said that persons with disabilities should be empowered and afforded equal opportunities to participate in the society.