Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), an NGO, has lauded the participation of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Kogi Governorship election, particularly in Kogi West Senatorial District election.
Mr David Anyaele, Executive Director of the group, said this in a statement released in Abuja, on Monday.
Anyaele also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the successful conduct of the elections in spite of the security challenges.
He said INEC ad-hoc staff and accredited election observers took a lot of risks by participating in the election in spite of the security challenges in the state.
“We deployed our observers and we have counted them; we thank God no one suffered any injury, and no one is missing.
“We commend INEC staff and PWDs for their resilience in the face of security uncertainty, we observed that many INEC staff and our observers had a share of more than they bargained for…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper