In reaction to our earlier published article on the call for Bauchi Governor to revive Bauchi State Agency for Persons with disabilities, The Bauchi State Governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed has promised to revive Bauchi state Agency for Persons with Disabilities and grant autonomy to the agency.
The Governor made this declaration when he met with Persons with Disabilities in PDP known as PDP PWDs Support Group.
The Governor also promised to appoint one of them as his Special Assistant on Disability Matters.
The leader of the group Ibrahim Mohammed thanked the Governor for this gesture and urge him to include persons with disabilities in all his policies and programmes.
The agency vested with the responsibilities of full social integration of persons with disabilities in Bauchi into the society particularly through provision of economic, education, counseling and psychotherapy needs.
Report reaching us confirmed that the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Social Welfare in which the agency is under has received a letter from the Bauchi state Head of service for the revival of the Agency.