Akeredolu breaks 20yrs jinx by employing 35 of our members, say PLWDs, declare support for reelection bid

Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) on Wednesday vowed to appreciate governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu with their votes for recruiting 35 of them into the state civil service.

Addressing newsmen in Akure, the Special Assistant to the governor on special persons, Princess Folasade Arise, said with the recruitment Akeredolu had broken the jinx of over 20 years.

She noted that the employed 35 graduates who are persons with disabilities, had already received their first salary last month.

She noted that the employed 35 graduates who are persons with disabilities, had already received their first salary last month.

Princess Folasade Arise said, “It is my great pleasure to address gentlemen of the press to express our profound gratitude and to pledge our continue support for Mr. Governor (Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu SAN) for his second term in office. This will not have possible if not for the love, care and passion of Mr. Governor for the Special Persons in Ondo State.

“Just to mention few of Mr. Governor’s score cards in the disability community; The Appointment of Special Assistants to his cabinet.

“This is the first time the office with be opened in the history of Ondo State.
Construction of Elevator. Mr. Governor in his care to ensuring persons with disabilities have easy access to his office without any assistant, he constructed an elevator within a short period time.

“Through the logistic support of Mr. Governor, the office of the SA was able to successfully fixed Artificial Limbs worth between N150,000 to N200,000 to 20 Amputees free of charge in the State.

“Increment and regular payment of Annual Subvention to PLWDs Mr. Governor has been so magnanimous that the Annual Subvention of various Associations of Persons with Disabllities in Ondo State has been released as at when due wlth an upward review of more than 50%.

Two of the PWDs, Gideon Joseph and Oluwatola Johnson told newsmen that  the governor would surely get their votes for giving priority to their welfare.

The special persons, who said they would use their voters’ card to appreciate Akeredolu on October 10,  pointed out that the governor had been given them special attention more than any previous government in the state.

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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