On the 25th day of October 2022, FJDP team led by the Administrative Manager, Mrs Blessing Adzaagee interfaced with the State Commandant, NSCDC Benue State Command on Persons with Disability Inclusivity in electoral processes.
Mr Anshe Bartholomew Bem, Chairman Joint Association of Persons with Disability in Benue State who also teamed up with FJDP, appreciated the organization for their support and solicited for a desk for PWD in the Security Corps to aid unrestricted access during electioneering period.
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In his reaction, the Commandant Revd Dr Philip Anuku Okoh, appreciated FJDP for reaching out to the Corps and also assured his commitment to ensuring rapt attention is given to PWD during voting and after voting. He also informed the team of a management desk which addresses concerns including PWD and always in readiness to assist.
The FJDP Programme Officer, Timothy Tor appreciated the Corps for their warm welcome and efforts already in place for PWD.
As a symbol of partnership and collaboration, FJDP handed the State Commandant some of its visibility items.