The Management of School of the Blind, FCT, on has solicited the support of government for improved funding to ensure academic excellence of the visually impaired pupils.
Mrs Regina Dung, Head Teacher of the school, made the appeal in Jabi on Thursday during a road walk organised by the Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA), in commemoration of the 2018 World Sight Day with the theme “Universal Eye care”.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the World Sight Day is commemorated globally every second Thursday of October.
The day was set aside by international communities to draw attention of governments and other stakeholders to the challenges facing the populace in respect to eye care.
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