The Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA) has said there is need for stakeholders to partner with the agency to fully address disability issues in the state.
The Agency said the state government is committed to giving People with Disabilities,(PWDs), opportunity to explore their potentials and contribute meaningfully to development of the state.
Deputy General Manager, LASODA, Mr. Alejo Adegboyega Adeoye, who was speaking during a courtesy visit by the Citizens Center for Disability CCD, commended the Center for her numerous activities targeted at promoting the rights and welfare of PWDs, saying, “you are really making a positive impact in the lives of PWDs and complimenting the role of our agency”.
He also specifically lauded the executive director of CCD, Mr. David Anyaele, for championing the course of PWDs leading to the establishment of LASODA which is still growing.
Adeoye also proclaimed the agency’s willingness to partner with CCD, saying “we will further partner with you in what area possible try and create time to always come in lets partner in some areas”.
Also, Director, Monitoring and Evaluation, LASODA, Mr. Oguntoye Akintunde, noted that LASODA cannot perform its roles and responsibilities alone and needs lot of collaboration to function.
The agency also called on CCD to be more visible and let the public appreciate her efforts by submitting the monthly reports of their activities to LASODA.
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