Tagged: physically challenged

Physically-challenged pupils protest abduction of Chibok girls in Ibadan

Physically-challenged pupils protest abduction of Chibok girls in Ibadan

By Oluwatoyin Malik The Special Adviser to the Oyo State governor on disability, Prince Paul Adelabu, has called on Boko Haram insurgents have pity on mothers and bring the abducted students of Federal Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. Adelabu spoke in Ibadan on Tuesday during a protest march by physically-challenged students from different special schools in Oyo State, organized by a non-governmental organization, Star Children Development Initiative, against the abduction of the Chibok girls, in place of the usual Children’s Day celebrated worldwide. Activities on this year’s edition of the celebration of children had been suspended by states in...

Ibadan museum celebrates the physically-challenged

Ibadan museum celebrates the physically-challenged

By Wale Olapade THE National Museum of Unity, Ibadan, in its commitment towards promoting culture and boosting patronage, has introduced different educative and informative platforms to bring people of all lifestyles close to the pristine collections kept in the museum. Now, for the second year running, the museum has successfully hosted its annual music, dance and drama competition for the physically-challenged. The platform, which was an avenue to celebrate the physically-challenged, in order to give them a sense of belonging in the society, rallied corporate and private organisations for the event, with goodwill messages coming from different quarters. With over...