David Anyaele selected to speak at Gold Star Program virtual event

David Anyaele selected to speak at Gold Star Program virtual event

- The American government has picked Nigerian man, David Anyaele, among many in Africa for a virtual event

- Called the Gold Star Program, the event will celebrate the 30th anniversary of ADA, Anyaele became only selected African participant

- The US said the Nigerian was chosen for the August event because of his excellent leadership qualities

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The American government through the US Mission in Nigeria has recognized a Nigerian, David Anyaele, the director of the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities.

Anyaele was selected out of many to participate in a virtual Gold Star program, which will be organized in honour of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

One very significant thing about his selection is that he is the only African that was chosen. He was chosen because of his excellent leadership skills.

It should be noted that he was a participant of the International Visitors Leadership Program: Marginalised Populations and Health Care in 2017.

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According to the mission, there has been an increase of people with disabilities in the workplace and communities since the signing of the ADA in 1990.

A collage of David Anyaele and President Trump. Photos sources: NYPost/Facebook/US Mission Nigeria

A collage of David Anyaele and President Trump. Photos sources: NYPost/Facebook/US Mission Nigeria
Source: UGC

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that American rapper Kanye West has said that he is no longer supporting US President Donald Trump. According to him, he entered the presidential race to win it.

The father who used to be a great supporter of Trump publicly announced that he would be running for the presidency in 2020.

"Like anything I've ever done in my life, I'm doing (this) to win," he told Forbes.

He told the magazine that he would be running under an umbrella called the Birthday Party.

According to him, he is not trying to split the votes from the black community and cut the chances of Trump's opponent, Joe Biden.

He told the magazine he will run under a new banner - the Birthday Party.

West and his reality TV star wife Kim Kardashian West have visited Trump in the White House.

On Sunday, 5 July, the American rapper took many by surprise when he took to his page on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, to announce that he would be running for the president of the United States in the upcoming election.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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