By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to consider people with special needs in his next cabinet.
“We are grateful to the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC), for recognising people with special needs in their party. People with special needs formed party of the party structure from the federal to the ward levels,”
Mohammed Musa Zaria, a lecturer with Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria said in a prayer session organized by people with special needs in Kaduna for President Buhari and Governor el-Rufai in their success in the last general elections.
He explained that people with special needs have among them who can contribute meaningfully in the development of the country if given the opportunity.
At all levels, he added that they could be given employment and also be empowered for them to add value to themselves and the country in general.
He appealed to President Buhari to consider people with special needs in his next cabinet assuring that they are ready to put in their best to the development of the country at all levels.
Earlier, the convener of the prayer session, Alhaji Yahaya Makaho said the prayer session consist of both Christians and Muslims who came together to pray for President Buhari and governor el-Rufai for their success in the last general elections.
He enjoined leaders at all levels to recognize people with special needs, pointing out that they are ready to contribute their quota towards the realization of the dividends of democracy in the country.
He added, “We gathered here today to pray for leaders for God’s wisdom as the pilot the affairs of the country. We are concerned with the insecurity in all parts of the country and it is our prayer that God give us peace in the country.”
He explained that as people with special needs, they would continue to unite themselves on issues that affect them irrespective of any difference, noting that that is the only way the can achieve whatever challenge that is before them.
The prayer session was well attended as people with special needs from the 23 local government areas were present.