By Shabanyan Kantiok.

NEWSDAILYNIGERIA: A former contestant for the 2019, AMAC/ Bwari Area council election, under the Accord Party, Hon Lois Auta, has received endorsement from her colleaques, ‘Persons living with Disability'( PLWD) to contest the Kaduna State House of Assembly,(KSHA) election, Kaura Constituency under the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Hon Auta, got the nod from over 100 of her colleaques, at the Kaduna state Rehabilitation centre, on Wednesday; assuring her of their resolve to advance her course, which they believe is for the common good of all.

(Middle) Hon Lois, (her left) NAPWD President, Rilwan & member

In her address, Hon. Lios Auta stated that her aspiration entirely, is the initiative of the National Association of People With Disabilities (NAPWD), Kaduna State chapter; giving her the opportunity to discuss and state her manifestos to Journalists in Kaduna.

While appreciating the APC, she described them as . “the most disabled friendly party in the history of Nigeria and by implication the entire black race and also the first Political Party in Nigeria to integrate People With Disabilities (PWDs) into every cadre of leadership structure in power and decision making”.

Speaking further, she commended the APC led administration and federal government headed by His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, for the Disability Act of December 2018, ” by formerly, adopting People With Disabilities into the society as equal citizens with equal rights and privileges,” she added.

According to her, from her consultations with stakeholders, if elected, member Kaduna State House of Assembly, ” I promise to explore and exploit my international contacts and global networks

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” to bridge the noticeable existing development gaps in Kaura Constituency, the Disability community and the community of women and girls which I have been doing and I am going to continue doing it”.she stressed

Similarly, the President of Disabled People in Nigeria, Rilwan Muhammad Abdullahi, also commended the doggedness of Hon Lois Auta for coming out as a disabled person to participate fully in Politics,

He further reaffirmed, the commitment of his association in supporting its members to contest and participate in electioneering and political activities in the country, adding that ” they have one of their members in Zamfara State House of Assembly,

He said, ” we are looking forward to having up to twenty to thirty members in states assembly across the country because their presence will give us opportunity to have access to Government and to be involved in every activities and to protect our rights as disabled people”.he aveered

Hon Lois Auta then called on all time disabled friendly leadership of APC and Kaura delegates of the great party to give her the ticket to be the APC flagbearer of Kaura constituency, Kaduna State House of Assembly come 2023.

The All Progressive Congres, (APC)’ primaries is scheduled for the 22nd of May 2022.


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