The Executive Director of the Center for Citizens with Disability, (CCD), Mr. David Anyaele, was a special guest to the Igbere People Forum (IPF) Live Broadcast of Saturday July 11, 2020 on “Rights of Nigerians with Disability, and with Respect to Igbere”
Following this programme, IPF decided to embark on a tour to the CCD Headquarters, Ikeja Lagos State on Thursday 16th July, 2020 to:
- Assess the CCD facilities,
- Make inquiries on how full benefits of the Center can reach persons with disability in Igbere,
- Assess the center’s facilities, and
- Make a cash gift presentation to the CCD.
The IPF Moderator, Engr. Williams U. Orji led the IPF Team to the CCD office in Ikeja Nigeria.
The activities marking IPF team tours to the CCD were warmth reception by the Director, Mr. David Anyaele, tour of the facilities & offices of the Center for Citizens with Disabilities, introduction of some employees and the activities, projects and researches of the Center to the IPF team. Some of the employees are Mrs. Florence Austin (Financial/Admin Manager), Mrs. Florence Attah, (Program Assistant), Mr. Victor Owoyomi (Research Officer), Mr. Waheed Oguntade (Social Media Content Officer) and Mr. Peter Ekemini (Program Assistant).
The Director further presented several articles published by him and his team members. Some of them are researches on:
 Executive Awareness on Disability Issues and Accessibility of Health Care Services by PWDs in Ekiti State
 Executive Report Assessment of Level of Preparation of Persons with Disabilities in Public and Political Life in Kwara State
 Assessment of Provisions for Persons with Disability in INEC Preparations for 2019 Elections in Nigeria
 Awareness on Disability Issues and Accessibility of Health Care Services by People with Disabilities in Ekiti State
 Compliance of Public Institutions in Lagos State to the Provisions of the Lagos State Special Persons Law 2011
 Report of Assessment of Provisions by INEC for Persons with Disabilities in the 2019 General Elections in Lagos Nigeria
 Report on mapping for the Needs of Persons with Disabilities for 2019 General Elections
 Research Report On Access To Public Infrastructures for Persons with Disabilities in Nigeria.
Copies of these research work by the Igbere Ebiri born Director of the Center for Citizens with Disability were presented to the Team lead of the IPF, Moderator Williams U. Orji. At the end of the visit, Mr. David Anyaele assured the IPF team his willingness to bring home all benefits that may accrue for any physically/disabled citizen to persons in this group in Igbere.
Article written by: Williams Ukaegbu Orji.