The Kogi State Chairman, Association of Persons Living with Leprosy, Alhaji Bello Baba Jibrin, has called for employment for Leprosy affected Persons.
Alhaji Bello made the call at a one day Media Dialogue, lamented the stigmatization and discrimination against persons living with Leprosy in the State.
Alhaji Bello disclosed that leprosy is not a communicable disease, lamented the ignorance that his members are been discriminated against.
He called on Government to assist members affected with employment and appointment, called on people to stop the stigmatization against persons living with Leprosy.
The Chairman added his voice for Government to make the recently passed law for Persons With Disability Commission, thanked The Leprosy Mission Nigeria for there support to persons affected by leprosy.