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Byline: Bose Adelaja
Disability is not a sickness, I am not ashamed to sit on this wheelchair to address this great audience. Nigerians should not relegate us to the background because persons with disabilities can live a productive life. Parents should not abandon children with disabilities because there is hope for them."
These were the words of the newly crowned Grace Alathe, Ms Wheelchair Nigeria 2010. She beat several other beauty ladies on wheel chair to win the coveted crown.
The event which took place at Welcome Hotels Centre along the Murtala Mohammed International Airport road drew people from all walks of life who came to felicitate with persons living with disabilities and those on wheelchairs in particular.
It was a night where disability was celebrated amidst pomp and pageantry. …