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NCPWD partners World Bank, others to provide financial, technical supports for disability groups

The National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) on Wednesday said it is partnering with relevant agencies to ensure that it meets the needs of the 15% of the population of Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD) in Nigeria. The Executive Secretary of NCPWD, Mr. James David Lalu disclosed this on Wednesday while addressing newsmen at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja “The coming together of these partners including World Bank (WB), Foreign and Common Wealth Office of the British High Commission and Sight Savers to form the Nigerian Disability Partnership Group (NDPG) is very important to us as a community and it will provide financial, technical needs and support for various disability groups in Nigeria”. This he said would help the Commission in achieving the long and medium targets of implementing its 5 years strategic plan. To achieve this, Mr. Lalu said