A delegation from Sightsavers Nigeria paid a visit to the JONAPWD National office in Abuja.

The delegation was led by Sighsavers Deputy CEO, Dom Hasla OBE, with Sighsavers Deputy Country Director, Dr Joy Shuaibu, and Sighsavers Country Advocacy Officer, Ms. Esther Bature.

The National President of JONAPWD, Abdullahi Al Usman, who received the delegation, welcomed the CEO and highlighted several areas for collaboration that will produce authentic outcomes.

Sightsavers CEO, Dom Haslam OBE, mentioned that JONAPWD has been the voice of all persons with disabilities in Nigeria and has coordinated several inclusion works including pushing for the passage of the Disability Act 2018. He expressed the unwavering support of Sightsavers to the umbrella body and committed to providing authentic support to JONAPWD.

Sightsavers Deputy Country Director, Dr. Joy Shuaibu, stated that the Sightsavers Nigeria awaits JONAPWD’s mandate and strategic plan to enable them to factor in major areas of interest where Sightsavers can support.

Photos: In the photos, there is the JONAPWD National President, Abdullahi A Usman, Deputy CEO of Sightsavers Nigeria, Dom Haslam OBE, Sighsavers Deputy Country Director, Dr. Joy Shuaibu, and Sighsavers Country Advocacy Officer, Ms. Esther Bature.

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