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General News of Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Source: Myjoyonline.com

NABCO makes special interview arrangements for Persons With Disability

The Chief Executive of Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) has revealed that special arrangements have been made for Persons With Disability (PWD) who cannot speak but have applied for placement under the programme.

According to Dr Ibrahim Anyars, the arrangement is for persons who require assistance with sign language, will have an expert in sign language present at the interview to help in translation this Thursday and Friday.

The interviews will take place at all ten Regional capitals.

Dr Anyars, who spoke on the sidelines of a surprise visit to the offices of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) by the Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Wednesday.

Dr Bawumia was there to observe the interview process and interact with the applicants and NABCO officials.

The NABCO CEO explained that applicants with basic mobility issues arising from a lack of sight or weak legs but could hear had been taken through the normal interview process.

“We have made special arrangements for our brothers and sisters who cannot speak but can hear us. We have set aside two days for them, with experts in sign language on hand to help interpret the questions and their answers.

"We want to give them a fair opportunity to also compete for the 100,000 jobs on offer under NABCO,” he assured.

Dr Anyars urged friends and family members to help PWDs to the various interview points on the two designated days to enable them to go through the process.

Training for successful applicants begins next month, he added.