The Federal Government to mandate public broadcasting outfits to pay special attention to issues that concern people living with disabilities.
According to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the government had directed the Humanitarian Ministry to work with the Women Affairs Ministry towards prioritising issues affecting people living disabilities.
Boss spoke at the First Disability Champions Award Night, organised by the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD.
The award night was organised after a week-long experience-sharing forum with the media, diplomatic communities, committees of the National Assembly, Organisations of Persons with Disabilities, OPDs and Ministries Departments and Agencies, MDAs.
The activity is among many others lined up to commemorate the first year anniversary of the passage of the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities Prohibitions Act 2018.
In his remarks, CCD Executive Director, David Anyaele, said the group, and no fewer than 25 million Nigerians, were anticipating the establishment of the National Disability Commission and the full implementation of the law.