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Lagos Govt Condemns Discrimination Against Disabled Man by KFC

The Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA) has condemned the discrimination against one Debola Daniel, a person with a disability in a wheelchair, as contained in a viral story.

Concise News learnt that the incident happened on March 27, 2024, at a KFC restaurant located at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Mrs. Adenike Oyetunde-Lawal, General Manager, Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs, in a statement, said such act will not be tolerated by the state.

She said, “LASODA wishes to state unequivocally that it frowns upon any form of discrimination, particularly against persons with disabilities. Every individual, regardless of their disability, deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.

“The agency is committed to ensuring that the rights of persons with disabilities are protected and upheld in Lagos State. Discriminatory actions, such as those alleged in this incident, are unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

“LASODA, therefore, encouraged anyone who has experienced discrimination based on their disability to report such incidents to lasoda@lagosstate.gov.ng We are committed to working towards a society that is inclusive and accessible to all.”

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