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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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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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