ABOUT NNAD

CORE VALUES

NNAD believes that the Deaf and their families have a fundamental right to access services in all aspects of their lives and the recognition of Deaf ExcellencesTo advance and promote the rights of the Deaf in Nigeria.

MOTTO

To advance and promote the rights of the Deaf in Nigeria.

VISION

NNAD vision is of an inclusive society where the Deafs are fully integrated, with equality of opportunity and participation. It is our role to make this Vision a reality by promoting the equal rights for the Deaf and enhancing their life opportunities.

Sign Language

Recognition of the Nigerian Sign Language (NSL) as the preferred language and medium of communication among the Deafs and Hard of Hearing in Nigeria

MISSION

To improve the Welfare, promote inclusion and well-being of deaf people across Nigeria.

ADVOCACY

NNAD aims to work closely with the legislators in order to persuade and influence them on the need for improved access to legislative proceeding for the deaf citizens. This is with a
view to have deaf representatives in the senate, House of Representatives and House of Assemblies of the Nation.

NNAD Overview

Board of Trustees

Check out the individuals that made up the NNAD Board of Trustees and the zones they presently represent in Nigeria

NNAD Executives

Check out the individuals that made up the NNAD Executives and their appointed roles

Constitution & Bye Law

Follow below to check out and download NNAD Constitution & Bye Laws

Nigerian Deaf Women

The National Umbrella Cluster of NNAD that advocate and serve the interest of Deaf ladies and Women in Nigeria.

Youth Wing

The National Umbrella Cluster of NNAD that advocate and serve the interest of Deaf youths in Nigeria

State Branches & Association

NNAD membership encompasses every Deaf across the entire 36 states in the 6 Geo-Political Zones in Nigeria. Follow below to locate your state zone and Chairman information

BLOG & RESOURCES

– By Julius Shemang ( African Deaf Initiative) Paper presented by Julius Shemang; he lost his hearing at the age of 16,read Special education but later took up advocacy issues of the rights of the Deaf and other Nigerians with disabilities; he is teacher, writer, publisher and rights activist; he was the first deaf person …
– By Raji Ade Oba (RAJ COMMUNICATIONS) “Man’s default tendency after a successful shot at success is to relax too much and act like that’s all there is- thereby cut shorting his divinely-limitless potentials. Man must possess a capacity for self-elasticity- to be able to stretch, to resize, to rebound, but also to give more, …
– By Raji Ade Oba (RAJ COMMUNICATIONS) “The thing that’s probably the most important is having an ability to communicate, and to be able to express ourselves with pure clarity and pristine courtesy, because it is good for our survival. It’s good for our relationships. It’s good for our emotional wellness.”  — By Raji Ade …
– By Raji Ade Oba (RAJ COMMUNICATIONS) “Man has grown meanly distrustful of his fellow men- questioning others’ authenticity- their love and value, their judgements ad qualifications, and their faith and humanity. But the gap widens- between where we are and where we needed to be; between what we do and what we needed to …
– By Raji Ade Oba (RAJ COMMUNICATIONS) “For the Deaf, the eyes have become our most critical tools for life. With this pair of eyes, we see, we feel, we hear, we perceive, and with them we understand the dynamics of the world around us. But without this pair of eyes, we are as good …
– By Raji Ade Oba (RAJ COMMUNICATIONS)  “Disability, if “unchecked”, does not only affect personal and family functioning, it undermines every civilized nation’s capacity to realize its human and capital potentials.”  — By Raji Ade Oba Nothing gives me greater joy and more gratification than a discussion regarding disability and the health condition of our …
– By Julius Shemang (African Deaf Initiative) Paper presented by Julius Shemang; he lost his hearing at the age of 16,read Special education but later took up advocacy issues of the rights of the Deaf and other Nigerians with disabilities; he is teacher, writer, publisher and rights activist; he was the first deaf person in …
Hearing loss is a condition that describes inability to use the hearing organ for maximal purpose of hearing due to a defect/damage in its biological functioning.   Hearing loss comes in different measures. It may be severe-profound hearing loss which is deafness or mild-moderate hearing loss which is called hard-of-hearing. A deaf person is unable …

GALLERY & PHOTOS

Event Reports

Meeting kicked off from 3-5 pm. The main agenda of the meeting was for all parties involved to be on the same page so all can go smoothly together along that week when speaking and convincing stakeholders. The attendance of the meeting were Chief of Staff Heather Harker, Wesley VC – Sunday Ukachukwu, Dean Khadijat …
The Nigerian Deaf Women in collaboration with Gallaudet University, Washington DC, held her second national conference and leadership training tagged “ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF DEAF WOMEN FOR SELF-RELIANCE AND DEVELOPMENT ” between June 23 -27, 2019 in DRACC Abuja FCT Nigeria. The program was co-sponsored by Gallaudet University Washington DC, USA, CBM and the Nigerian Deaf …
Gallaudet University invited key Nigerian stakeholders, such as representatives of ministries, departments and agencies, foundations, private companies, and other leaders to pay a working visit to Gallaudet’s campus in Washington DC October 28-30, 2019. We asked stakeholders to send representatives with the authority in the MDAs. We also requested that they be hearing representatives because …
INTRODUCTION Gallaudet University in an effort to create further awareness about the Gallaudet University in Nigeria tagged “GAIN-Africa” arranged a site visit for the Nigerian government Officials and other Steering Committee members drawn from both the NNAD and Wesley University respectively. This was expected to take place from October 28-30, 2019. Additionally, Gallaudet planned to …

Stay in TOUCH

Address

Suite 06, Room 4, 2nd Floor Mallam Shehu Plaza, NO 35, IT Igbami Street, Jabi District, Abuja, Nigeria

PHONE

Alhaji Dagbo (NNAD National President) +2348065628530 (SMS/Whatsapp only)

EMAIL

nnadeaf@nnadeafhq.org, publication@nnadeafhq.org

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