2-Day Training for the Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission (GOSIEC) and Journalist on Election Administration, Conflict Management, Media and Communication

During the opening session of the ongoing training on inclusivity for the Executive Chairman and Permanent Commissioners of the Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission (GOSIEC), Women, Persons With Disabilities and Youth representatives, various stakeholders made commitments towards disability inclusion in the 19 December 2020 Local Government Elections in Gombe State, Nigeria.
Hon. Saidu Shehu Awak, Executive Chairman, Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission assures of the agencies commitment to ensure disability inclusion. He noted the commitment of his team ahead of the upcoming elections.
Hamza Fassi-Fihri , Project Coordinator while giving his speech noted that inclusivity guarantees that all people have the possibility to make their voices heard.
Hajiya Uwani Shuaibu Gara, Women leader, Gombe State calls on women to participate in the upcoming elections while highlighting the initiative of women representatives at the Councillor levels.
Umar Ali Goro, Chairman, Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD), Gombe state in his remark decries the non emergence of PWDs as candidates in the upcoming elections and therefore urges the prioritisation of the community in governance processes.
Jake Epelle , Founder/Executive Director of in his goodwill message expressed the commitment of the organisation to promote disability inclusion in the 19 December 2020 local government elections in Gombe State.