I am not addicted to Kenyan news but once the great appetite for disability current affair I will definitely sing hosana.
It has been a long journey of generation to generation to demand the movement of disability department from the social ministry to another lucrative ministry.
Almost every time during and after elections rumors indeed thrived that disability is geared towards a take over but with the hunches it has never happened.
Even if you read a political move on the current reshuffle.
This is a true blessing in disguise for persons with disabilities.
It seems the disability Gods have conspired to ensure even without a struggle now persons with disabilities can enjoy a sire of reeve.
Kenyans with disabilities are now in one of the progressive and active ministries of public service.
Professor Margret Kobia stands out as one of the most trusted cabinet secretaries by the boss.
her historical career tells it all.
Of course, the PS Marwa of social protection is one of a kind.
It is evidently clear that he has also spearheaded reforms.
Under his watch reforms have kicked off despite the COVID challenges.
Moreover, we hope now the marginalized persons with disabilities will forever be mainstreamed.
This is a critical moment especially to the NCPWD executive director who is actually on a marathon.
Let’s see persons with developmental disabilities, the Blind, Deafblind being granted opportunities just like the rest of the society who are yet to be disabled.
As disability sausage media we believe for the case of employment now its now even close home.
As a public policy scholar, I hope the microwave disability crew will take advantage and ensure revival of barriers geared toward empowerment of all persons with disabilities.
In other news:
For the outgoing NCPWD board of directors you have done your part lets now have new brooms to take the ncpwd to the next level.
Looking forward for the advertisement and interview for new board of directors.
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Mugambi Paul is a public policy, diversity, inclusion and sustainability expert.
Australian Chief Minister Award winner
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