BY ISAAC AFOLABI
Ondo state government through the State Agency for the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities has distributed empowerment materials to persons living with albinism and other disabilities in the state.
Materials distributed included sewing and grinding machines with Other items .
Over one thousand special people benefited from the gesture.
Giving out the items in Akure, the Ondo State capital, the Board Chairman, Princess Folashade Arise, appreciated the governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for always showing interest in the welfare of persons with disabilities in the state.
She enjoined the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the items to become healthier, self reliant and self
Mrs Arise explained that the event was to mark the 2023 International Albinism Awareness Day.
The theme of this year’s International Albinism Awareness Day is “Inclusion is Strength”, aimed at ensuring the inclusion of the voices of persons with albinism in all sectors of life.