By Aduwo Ayodele
The Department of Special Education, University of Ibadan will on Monday, 5th December 2022 celebrate the annual 2022 “International Day of Persons with Disabilities” in a decorated style.
The event tagged “Transformative Solutions for Inclusive Development; The Role of Innovation in Fuelling Accessible and Equitable World” commences by 10 am at the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan is observed to mobilize support for critical issues, relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the society.
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a globally recognized day convened by the United Nation to raise awareness about disability issues and the benefits of an inclusive and accessible society for all.
The commemoration chiefly hosted by the Acting Head, Department of Special Education, Dr. A Osisanya, will also witness the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Professor K.O Adebowale; the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics), Professor Aderonke Baiyeroju, among others.
Invited Speakers include the Head, Department of Special Education, Kwara State University, Professor Olubukola Dada; member, University of Ibadan Health Service, Dr. Aderonke Ajav; the Assistant National Secretary, Joint National Association of Persons With Disability, Nigeria, Mr. Raheeem Olatunji among many others.