The governor of Anambra state, His excellency, Chief Willie Obiano has approved the employment of persons living with disability for the second time into the Anambra state civil service.
Making this known to the press the Chairman Civil Service Commission, Barr. Mrs Ngozi Melifonwu stated that this second phase of employment for the physically challenged is to ensure fair play amongst them. She said that the ongoing recruitment exercise is to include those with Higher diploma certificate (HND), National diploma certificate (OND), West Africa examination council (WAEC) certificate. She further expressed the State government’s readiness to make better the lives of Ndi Anambra especially those living with disability.
In expressing their happiness one of the persons living with disability, Mr Ezeamaechi Mathew said that they are most grateful to the Governor of Anambra State for this great benevolence and pledged their support for him in the upcoming election. He also noted that the governor is now a reference point as other states in the federation have started to carry along persons living with disability. It could be recalled that His excellence had approved in January the employment of persons living with disability who have degree and over seventy of them were employed in the state. And now he has extended it to others who posses other qualifications.