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President Buhari Appoints Visually Challenged Man as Special Assistant

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a visually impaired man, DR.

SAMUEL INALEGWU ODE ANKELI as his Senior Special Assistant with

responsibility for his dealings with persons living with disability.

Dr. Ankeli headed theĀ  Directorate of Persons With Disability at the

Buhari/Osinbajo APC presidential campaign headquarters, the first of any

such department in a political party in Nigeria.
He led a team that successfully mobilized a large number of the more that

24 million disabled persons in the country to support the APC candidate

and his running mate in the 2015 presidential election campaign.

Dr Ankeli hails from Benue State. He went to school in Giwa, near Zaria

and Kaduna before reading veterinary medicine at the Ahmadu Bello

University, Zaria.
He worked with the Benue State government before quitting to give time to

his activist role in the promotion of the wellbeing of the blind and

people with all kinds of disability. He leads a very active religious and

sporting life.
He is married and has children.
Garba Shehu
SSAP (Media and Publicity)
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