BY SUNNY DAVID
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has offered automatic employment into the state civil service, two couples with disabilities, Mr. Ezemba Ndubueze and Mrs. Comfort Ezemba (a deaf couple) and Mr. Agbanu Kelechi (a visually impaired groom)
The cheery news was broken by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on disability matters, Barrister Chuks Ezewuzie when both couple visited his office to collect their wedding gifts from the governor.
The SSA, who represented the governor at the wedding of the Ezembas and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Dr. Azuka Ofomata, who represented the Governor at the wedding of the Agbabus’ both presented the governor’s wedding gifts to the newly wedded couple who exchanged their marital vows.
The SSA explained that the employment opportunity offered to them is part of the automatic employment scheme the governor announced for persons with disabilities in the state.
In their votes of thanks, the couples expressed their appreciation to the Governor for honouring their wedding invitation and thanked Him for his magnanimity towards persons with disabilities.