Dawodu who acknowledged that there is a huge lacuna in the PWD Act, averred that amendments alone will not address all the challenges. “I want to announce to you that the process to re-enact the PWD Act is already is already ongoing in the house. “The input of stakeholders will be collated at the public hearing; the committee will ensure full enforcement of PWD Act, the law of the land must be implemented. “Section 16 of the Child’s Rights Act talks about special measures for special children or children with special needs. In his remarks, Mr. Job Napoleon, a disability and Rights Advocate said that there is lacuna between the National Child Act and PWD Act.
Source: Nigerian Tribune November 20, 2023 17:40 UTC