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Gufwan, additionally Government Director, Lovely Gate Handicapped Peoples Centre, Jos, was reacting to latest feedback credited to a chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP), referring to Tinubu as a handicapped particular person.

He advised newsmen that the derogatory feedback by the PDP chieftain had some unfavourable impact on PWDs throughout the nation.

“That is to precise my deep displeasure on the reckless, irresponsible and heightened discriminatory feedback by the PDP chieftain on PWDs and towards the particular person and dignity of Sen. Bola Tinubu.

“On the PDP rally held just lately in Maiduguri, the PDP chieftain likened Tinubu’s alleged well being problem to that of PWDs.

“When translated to English language from his Hausa language narrative, he mentioned: `let me ask: between a cripple and one which has legs, which one do you favor?

“You’re seeing anyone that may’t stand, would you enable yourselves to be deceived into voting a cripple? It’s time so that you can inform yourselves the reality, and don’t enable yourselves to be deceived,’ ‘’ he mentioned.

’The crude and foul language to say the least, very offensive as it’s, portrays those that are crippled or residing with disabilities as completely unfit and improper to be allowed to be elected into public workplace.

“No PWD and even non PWDs created himself or herself fairly nature and different man-made components made them to be within the situations they’re in.

“It’s unhappy {that a} occasion will make such unpalatable mockery of the situation of bona-fide residents it seeks to control.

“The 1999 Structure frowns at any iota of discrimination in any kind and substance,’’ Gufwan added.

He pressured that such assertion offered the PDP as a celebration that has crude hatred for PWDs and unfit to be voted into any place within the nation.

The director cited the instance of former President Delano Roosevelt that turned President of America on a wheelchair, and added that Tinubu has the psychological capability and skill to maneuver Nigeria ahead.

“By making such reckless assertion, the PDP confirmed ignorance and hatred and likewise forgot that many a long time in the past, Mr Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a PWD served effectively and efficiently because the President of America.

“This has set a precedent that PWDs might be elected and entrusted to carry public workplace so long as they meet the Constitutional necessities and have the psychological capability to occupy the workplace.

“Bodily incapacity is just not an encumbrance for the pursuit of any workplace.

“As Tinubu doth say: the 2023 election is about who has the psychological capability, mind, and political sagacity to control this nice nation, to encourage hope and lead it to prosperity.

“The PDP and opposition are suggested to stay to issue-based campaigns and realities of the occasions apart from go on uncivilised assaults on personalities,’’ Gufwan suggested.

He promised to take authorized motion towards the PDP chieftain and his occasion and known as on the Inspector Common of Police and the Nationwide Human Rights Fee to research the matter.

He additionally known as on all PWDs in Nigeria to vote for Tinubu in 2023, insisting that he’s the one candidate with an outlined blueprint that may handle their present plights.

By this, I name on tens of millions of PWDs throughout the nation to have a complete rethink and reject the PDP on the 2023 elections.

“Conversely, the APC made historical past when President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Nationwide Fee for Individuals with Disabilities Act and appointed a PWD as its Government Secretary.

“Additionally, it’s worthy of word that APC is the one occasion which created a directorate for PWDs in its presidential marketing campaign council which is replicated on the states stage accordingly,’’ Gufwan pressured.