World Autism Awareness Day: Let’s Empower, Celebrate Individuals For Their Unique Gifts – Tinubu’s Wife Urges Nigerians

Remi Tinubu

As the world marks World Autism Awareness Day, Nigerian First Lady, Mrs Oluremi Tinubu, has called for the celebration of the unique strengths and creativity of individuals with the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

She stated this in a press statement issued on Monday, saying that the journey for families with loved ones who are autistic can be challenging.

The statement read: “Today, I salute and celebrate their unwavering love and dedication. I also recognize the crucial role of community organizations in providing support, resources, and opportunities for individuals with Autism and their families.

“Early diagnosis and intervention are crucial to ensure individuals with Autism, reach their full potential. I urge parents and caregivers to be attentive to developmental milestones and seek professional help if any concerns arise.

“Together we can create a world where individuals irrespective of who they are and whatever challenges they face in life, are empowered, included, and celebrated for their unique gifts.”


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