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Ogun State appoints first Visually-Impaired Permanent Secretary



Ogun State appoints first Visually-Impaired Permanent Secretary | BellaNaijaIt’s always a pleasure to see differently-abled people making strides in mainstream careers.

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has appointed the state’s first visually-impaired permanent secretary.

Elijah Akinyemi, the director in charge of Special Needs Education, has been appointed a Permanent Secretary, Premium Times reports.

Amosun, speaking at the ceremony, said the appointment was due to Akinyemi’s diligence and dedication to his duties. He said:

We have considered you among many who have diligently served the state, that’s why we are honouring you with this. In Ogun State, it does not matter if you’re physically challenged or not, what matters is dedication, diligence and selfless service

Congratulations to Akinyemi!


  1. kike

    July 1, 2018 at 10:09 am

    Woooooow this is d best news i have heard this month in nigeria. Sir God will lift u up and continue d good work. Even those in developed countries will learn from this.. that there are impaired people who are not impaired in their minds and strength.and can do better than the complete ones

  2. kike

    July 1, 2018 at 10:13 am

    Woooooow this is the best news eeevvvvvveeeerrr, God will replenish you sir for this, there are lots of impaired poeple who are mentally and physically stronger than the complete ones and for one the government in developed countries will have something to learn from our government.

  3. tony

    July 2, 2018 at 3:45 am

    Amosun Apears to be one of the better very progressive governors… he is leading a silent revolution in Ogun state

  4. tunmi

    July 2, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    hell yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Gemonyi

    July 2, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    This is applaudable. Welldone SIA

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