NUC to Support Persons with Disabilities



The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Julius Okojie, has reiterated the
Commission’s resolve to support persons with disabilities in order to ensure that they can contribute to the development of the country.
Speaking, when he received a delegation from the Deaf Furniture Cabinet Society of Nigeria (DFCSN) in the Commission, the NUC Scribe, who was represented by the Director, Student Support Services (DSSS), Mallam Ibrahim Dan’Iya, pledged to support the Society with opportunities in their area of specialisation whenever the need arose.
The Executive Secretary noted that persons who lived with disabilities had as much intelligence and talent, adding that the Commission in its mandate of assuring quality in the Nigerian University System (NUS) had ensured that all infrastructure in Nigerian universities complied with current trends and were physically friendly to people with disabilities.

DFCSN delegation with NUC officials
In a written speech, the Executive Chairman of DFCSN, Mr. Ajakaiye Sanni, expressed gratitude to the Executive Secretary for his commitment to improving the lives of members of the Society.
He informed the NUC Scribe that the Society was an affiliate member of the Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD), the apex deaf Association in Nigeria, which also belonged to the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD).


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