President Bola Tinubu has appointed Mohammed Isa as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Disability Matters.
Ajuri Ngelale, the president’s spokesperson, said in a statement released on Thursday that Isa’s appointment is in line with President Tinubu’s pledge to make sure that every social group is fairly treated within the parameters of his administration’s Renewed Hope Agenda
“Isa is a distinguished champion of persons with disabilities with over a decade of experience in local and international advocacy on matters concerning persons with disabilities.
“The new presidential aide is a graduate of Public Administration with honours from the University of Maiduguri where he would go on to earn a Masters in Public Administration at the same institution in 2017.
The President tasks the new appointee to proactively create avenues of opportunity for inclusion through the inculcation of PWD requirements and perspectives in the policies and programmes of all Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of the Federal Government while working closely with sub-national authorities to build a national consensus on PWD-friendly policy and environmental conditions in collaboration with the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD).