Environmental Expert Gives Employment To Over 30 PLWD In Kaduna
By Our Correspondent
Environmental expert organization, ZL Global Alliance Nigeria Limited has employed no fewer than thirty Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD) in its work force in Kaduna State with plans to increase the number across the three Senatorial zones any time soon.
The managing director and Chief executive officer of the organization, Abiola Bashorun who disclosed this to newsmen in Kaduna said, the need to give PLWD a sense of belonging cannot be over-emphasised.
“so far, we have engaged over 30 of the people with disabilities in Kaduna as part of our work force and we have plans to employ more of them in all the zones of the state.
“we have plans to employ no fewer than four hundred on the long run, the effort is basically to ensure that they have means of livelihood and be beneficial to themselves and the larger society.
“those already employed are under -going training on the job expectations and considering their physical challenges, they will be requiring special working skills and tools for them to work effectively and efficiently and efforts towards achieving that is at advance stages.
“we are presently in discussion with heads of their colonies to get details of their members who are ready to work. At the moment, we have engaged over thirty of the physically challenged people in Kaduna and plans are under way to engage more of them in Zaria and Kafanchan, this is in line with our physically challenged recruitment program.
“The interesting thing is that we pay them same salaries like their able counterparts without any form of discrimination and they are happy for it.
She expressed commitment of the organization towards putting smiles on the faces of the less privileged people in the society now and always.