“This year, we have met the mid-point of the implementation of SDGs, because it is ending in 2030, and world leaders would be meeting next week in New York to assess how far they have gone with the implementation, especially from the lens of disability inclusion, and as such, we want the voices of the PWDs to be heard there.
A group of Persons Living With Disabilities (PWDs) on Friday demanded more inclusiveness in the implementation of the Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs) from Nigerian Governments ahead of the 2030 deadline.
An SDGs summit, scheduled to hold from Sept. 18 and Sept. 19 in New York, marks the mid-point of the implementation of the 17 SDGs designed by world leaders in 2015.
According to her, more than 25 members of the association were selected from the six- geopolitical zones of the country to look at the SDGs that are peculiar to the PWDs and see the level of their implementation by the government.
Commenting, Mr Abdulahi Usman, National President of JONAPWD, also said that the government needed to do more in the implementation of the SDGs as regards inclusiveness for PWDs.
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