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Sierra Leone News : Deaf President Makes Passionate Appeal
By Emmanuel I. Kamara
May 11, 2017, 17:10
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The President of the Sierra Leone National Association of the Deaf, Alhaji Mohamed Rahman on Wednesday 10th May 2017 has made a passionate appeal to all stakeholders in the transport sector of the Republic of Sierra Leone to help the deaf in the country to access the facilities provided in the transport sectors. He made the appeal whilst delivering his statement in the ongoing Road Safety Week at the Miatta Conference Centre in Freetown.

 

Alhaji M. Rahman said he wants the government and all stakeholders in the transport sector to allow the Deaf to secure a driver’s license like other citizens. He added that countries like Saudi Arabia, Senegal to name but few he had visited, deaf people are given the rights to secure a driver’s license.

 

He continued to say that the Deaf wants drivers to take note that whenever they sound their horn several times without a respond from someone using the road, the driver should stop the vehicle because it might happen that one of their counterparts who are deaf might be crossing. He added that many of his colleagues have suffered by reckless drivers on the road, some killed while others are injured.

 

Rahman also called on the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) to change their attitude on road safety issues with special preference given to the Deaf. He went on that “I want the Road Safety Authority to embark on effective nationwide sensitization on the deaf on road safety issues. I also want SLRSA and the SLP to teach road safety issues in all the deaf schools across the country”

 

Alhaji Mohamed Rahman lamented on the many road crashes that have claimed the lives of many of his colleagues across the country and respectfully appealed for government and other relevant stakeholders for their timely intervention in the transport sectors including the international community.


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