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Jonathan to sign disability bill into law

08 December 2014, 17:25

Abuja - The Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman has stated that President Goodluck Jonathan will sign into law the Disability Law, Premium Times reported.

The bill will be passed by the current National Assembly as the president has shown much concern about the well being of disabled people in the country.

Also read: Nigeria joins world to commemorate the disabled 

The bill will be titled " A Bill for An Bill for an Act to ensure full integration of Persons with Disability into the society".

Abatemi-Usman states that it is only correct if the bill is signed so the country can be in line with the same framework the United Nations has on the rights of disabled people.

Society is encouraged to continue to support disabled people and give them a sense of belonging in the communities they live in.

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