Omueza, NAN staff bags award for championing disability issues

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Omueza, NAN staff bags award for championing disability issues
Omueza, NAN staff bags award for championing disability issues

By Diana Omueza

Ms. Diana Omueza, a reporter with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has been recognised with an award for her outstanding reportage of issues bordering on disability.

Omueza was specifically recognised for her contribution during the struggles that led to the successful passage and assent to the Discrimination Against Persons with Disability Prohibition Act.

The award was presented by the Center for Citizens with Disability (CCD) at its First Disability Champions Award to commemorate the First Year Anniversary for the Passage of the Disability Act.

NAN reports that the National Disability Act was passed by the 8th session of the National Assembly and assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari in Jan. 17, 2019.

Mr David Anyaele, Executive Director of CCD lauded the contribution of NAN in creating awareness and sensitising the public to disability related issues.

He described Ms. Omueza as a…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria