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NCPWD meets MTN Group, seeks improved access to telecommunication services for PwDs

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The National Commission For Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) has announced a successful meeting held at MTN Group Limited headquarters in Lagos.

The meeting was aimed at improving access to telecommunication facilities for persons with disabilities in Nigeria.

The meeting brought together key stakeholders including the MTN Technical team, representatives from Senirex LLC based in the United States, and the Executive Secretary of the NCPWD, Dr. James David Lalu.

Discussions focused on prospective investments and strategies to enhance telecommunication accessibility for individuals with disabilities across the country.

In a significant move, the NCPWD has pledged government support to facilitate the development of appropriate policies that will encourage investment in this crucial sector. This initiative will be carried out in collaboration with the regulatory body, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

Dr James David Lalu, emphasized the Commission’s commitment to bridging the digital divide and ensuring that persons with disabilities have equal access to telecommunication services.

“This collaboration marks a pivotal step in our ongoing efforts to create an inclusive society where everyone, regardless of their abilities, can benefit from technological advancements,” said Lalu.

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