Corperate Organizations, religious bodies and well meaning Nigerians have been advised to support the office of Lagos State Office for Disabilities Affairs, LASODA, to provide a conducive environment for persons Living with Disability in the state.
The General Manager of LASODA, Mr. Dare Dairo gave the advice while speaking with newsmen in Alausa, Ikeja area of Lagos State.
Mr. Dairo explained that the welfare of people living with disabilities was not the responsibility of the government alone and also commended the officiating Pastor of the Synagogue Church, Pastor Temitope Joshua and other facilitators for their laudable support in previous years by donating food items and other gift to some persons with disabilities through LASODA in the state.
He said that the Lagos State government would not relent in its efforts towards operating an all inclusive government by providing necessary support to the less privileged especially persons living with disability in the society.
Mr. Dairo used the occasion to urge persons living with Disabilities that there is ability in disability noting that they should take advantage of skill acquisition centres to learn a trade.
He commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu for his support for persons living with Disabilities assuring them of more welfare package.
Our correspondent quotes LASODA boss as assuring persons with Disabilities in Lagos State of better days ahead as the agency has been restructure to cater for their needs.