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Bayelsa State REC Endorses Access Nigeria Campaign |News

Mr. Monday Tom-Udoh, the Bayelsa state Resident Electoral Commissioner built ramps at the Independent Electoral Commission’s office as a sign of his support for the Access Nigeria Campaign. “It’s my passion to serve humanity without discrimination”, he said. To ensure inclusion and accessibility for persons with disabilities in the upcoming gubernatorial elections, the Access Nigeria team did a sensitization exercise ...

Tags: elections , INEC , inclusion , Nigeria , access , participation , bayelsa , innovation

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Access Nigeria Community Actor

Community Actor Hails Access Nigeria Campaign |News

Mr Ibrahim Daniel Arome decided to mobilize other persons with disabilities for the general elections for two purposes. Primarily, he wanted to feel fulfilled by giving back to his community. His secondary reason was to amplify the voices of persons with disabilities. “I want people with disability to be relevant in the process of decision making in Nigeria”, he said. ...

Tags: elections , inclusion , access , participation , actors , observers , awareness , PWD , sensitization

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Visual Impaired voter

Access Nigeria Makes Giant Strides in the Lead up to the 2019 General Elections |News

The Access Nigeria campaign, for the first time in the history of Nigeria’s electoral process, provided the brail ballot guide, to blind voters in Osun State during the September 22nd off-circle elections. Unlike the usual voting experience for persons with disabilities in Nigeria, the braille ballot guides allowed voters to exercise their civic duties without any form of assistance and ...

Tags: elections , rights , inclusion , Osun , disability , voting , participation , PWDs , Data

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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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