Disabled Persons Commend Community for Appointing their member Traditional Ruler

Disabled Persons Commend Community for Appointing their member Traditional Ruler

The Joint National Association of Persons with Disability, PLWDS Abia state chapter had saluted the courage of communities who entrust their members with leadership positions. 
Abia State chairman of the association, Wisdom Okechukwu Kalu, the state woman leader, Princess Ngozi Nwaguru among other officials of the association made the commendation when they visited Umuezereola Umuawa Alaocha autonomous community, Ohuhu in Umuahia North LGA of Abia State for appointing one of them, Anthony Chikwunyere Anyiam Ohaeri as their traditional ruler.
They also appealed to those who may be aggrieved to support the traditional ruler to swallow their anger and give him the needed support. They noted that the community stepped above the boundary of discrimination and marginalisation to recognize the potential in Anthony. 
According to Wisdom Okechukwu, the disabled community received the cheering news with joy, adding that disability is not inability but a special package made by God.


Responding, the President General of Umuezereola Umuawa Alaocha autonomous community in Ohuhu Umuahia, Hon Ndukaku Ogwumike and a community leader, High Chief Dickson Ohaeri who doubles as the oldest man in Eziukwu Ohaeri family commended the disabled persons for coming to appreciate the community and promised to relate their message to other members of the community.

                    Chief Dickson Ohaeri

They noted that the community has many disabled persons doing well even abroad.  The community leaders said Eze Anthony in question schooled abroad and has received staff of office by the Abia State government, disclosing that he was appointed to replace his late father.
Hon Ogwumike and Chief Ohaeri said they have set the pace for others to emulate which the affirmation that there is ability in disability.

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