The Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD) in Anambra State has hailed the appointment of one of its member as a permanent secretary by Governor Willie Obiano.
Azuka Ofomata, who is visually impaired, was sworn in yesterday as permanent secretary in the Ministry of Social, Children and Women Affairs.
Ofomata, a former Director in the Rehabilitation Department, was among the nine sworn in yesterday in Awka, the state capital.
Others were Linus Nwankwo; Chukwudi Ike; Nneka Ezeanya; Patricia Ezeaku; Emeka Ohuoha; Stephanie Keri-Uzor; Caroline Njaka and Pauline Nwandu.
In a statement yesterday in Awka by the Chairman and Secretary, Lawrence Nwanolue and Ugochukwu Okeke, the group described the Ofomata as a person with proven records of dedication and diligence.