The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki on Thursday met with Dr. Douglas Anele led Albino Foundation, to discuss the discrimination and stigmatization of albinos across the country.
The meeting was aimed at discussing how the Senate can partner with albinos and other vulnerable groups to curb and limit their marginalization in Nigeria.
Saraki assured the members of the Foundation that the 8th Senate will always defend the rights of albinos and other vulnerable groups.
“You are not alone. You will never be!” Moving forward, we will work to ensure that albinos have the necessary empowerment opportunities, access to education and healthcare services that they need to live productive lives.
Additionally, once we receive the Bill on the Rights of Albinos that is currently in the House of Representatives, we will act on it immediately in the Senate! He concluded