Joshko Wakaniyasi – Fighter Of True Inclusiveness

To honour his contribution and efforts in improving the livelihood of Persons with Disability, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Disability Awards in 2021.
22 Mar 2023 13:30
Joshko Wakaniyasi – Fighter Of True Inclusiveness
Joshko Wakaniyasi greets Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Lynda Tabuya at the closing of the 7th Pacific Regional Conference on Disability at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi on March 3, 2023. (Inset: The late Joshko Wakaniyasi).

An activist, a human rights advocate and defender, a voice for persons with disability in Fiji and the region, and a friend.

These were sentiments shared by Government, Non-Governmental organisations and friends of the Spinal Injury Association’s executive director, Joshko Wakaniyasi.

Mr Wakaniyasi passed away following a short illness on Saturday, March 18.

He was the Pacific Disability Forum’s (PDF) Manager Inclusive Development at the time of his passing.


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