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PWD special registration

Special Registration Draws Jos Residents with Disabilities |News

Highlights: • INEC holds a special registration day • Dozens of PWDs turn out to register for 2019 vote • IFA hails registration as “real progress” Fatima Shauibu had two reasons for registering to vote. One, her imam told her and others in her mosque to go to the INEC office on its special registration days for people with disabilities, ...

Tags: elections , rights , disabilities , inclusion , voting , special needs , access , Registration , participation

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Braille training exercise for voters with visual impairment

History Made as INEC Pilots Braille Ballot Guide for Voters with Visual Impairment |News

Highlights • Access Nigeria observes the 2018 Osun governorship election • Observers make interesting findings during the election process • Nigeria makes history To address the problems of inaccessibility during our polling unit audits in 2016, the Access Nigeria Campaign conducted advocacy to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other stakeholders in 2017 and 2018. Among the demands made ...

Tags: elections , disabilities , Nigeria , visual impairment , History , braille ballot , Osun

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Hajiya Amina Zakari- INEC National Commissioner and Chair Health and Welfare Committee, Dr Adekunle L. Ogunmola-INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Outreach and Partnerships Committee (OPC)

INEC Commits to Making Elections in Nigeria Inclusive. |News

Access Nigeria on December 4th 2019 gathered close to a hundred persons with disabilities (PWDs) from across Nigeria to ensure that INEC makes the 2019 general elections inclusive. The Access Nigeria team brought together officials from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDS) and partners from the National Democratic Institute (NDI), United States Agency for ...

Tags: elections , rights , disabilities , INEC , inclusion

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