Buhari Appoints Blind Nigerian Doctor Samuel Ankeli As SSA, Senior Special Assistant

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 Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeli

Feb 22, 2016 – Buhari Appoints Blind Nigerian Doctor Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeli As SSA, Senior Special Assistant 

PMB today appointed a visually impaired man, Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeli as Senior Special Assistant with responsibility for his dealings with persons living with a disability.

It would be recalled that headed the Directorate of Persons With Disability during the 2015 Presidential election campaign for Buhari/Osinbajo.

He led a team that successfully mobilized more than 24 million disabled persons in the country to support President Buhari and his running mate in the election campaign.

An indigene of Benue State, Dr Ankeli studied veterinary medicine at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and worked with the Benue State government before quitting to focus on his activist role in the promotion of the well-being of the blind and people with all kinds of disability.

Dr. Ankeli’s appointment marks the first of such department in a political party in Nigeria.

15 thoughts on “Buhari Appoints Blind Nigerian Doctor Samuel Ankeli As SSA, Senior Special Assistant

  1. I hope the authorities at RSUST in Port Harcourt have read this. This is the institution that fired a student because she is hearing impaired and they did this while the smart student was writing her exams.

  2. U appointed him not 4 any other tin but bcos he supported & mobilises pple 4 u during ur campaign full stop..

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