FIDA Nigeria Media Parley & Outreach
FIDA Nigeria in her pre–Annual General Conference activities on the 22nd of November 2022, held a Media Parley themed Media: The Life Saving Trumpet of The Vulnerable Women and Children in The Society”
In her remarks, the Country Vice President/National President (FIDA) Nigeria Amina Suzanah Agbaje commended the media as “a lifesaving trumpet” on issues of Gender Based Violence and the challenges of women in the society, she also called for a collaborative effort between stakeholders to win the fight against all forms of violence against women and children.
The essence of the parley is to tease out new strategies for dealing with issues that affect the right of women and children living with disability.
Emphasis were made on the key role of the media for the vulnerable in society; FIDA also, appreciated the media for their accomplishments so far and challenged them to doing greater things whilst looking at engaging new strategies and collaborations going forward.
To conclude the activities of the day, The National Executive led by the CVP in the company of other delegates embarked on an outreach to FCT School for the blind Jabi, also joining the event were School of the deaf and School for special needs children, Kuje.
The Chairperson FIDA Gwagwalada Branch Professor Josephine Agbonika SAN, while addressing the students encouraged them to aspire to any level not looking at their disability as a limitation, in her remarks she also enlightened the students on the relevant laws protecting people leaving with disabilities. Guests were entertained buy a musical performance by students from the school of the blind after which FIDANS danced with the children and presented gift items to the three schools present at the outreach.