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Leroy Bamidele Fagbemi, "aka" Mr. Flint" is our today's guest, an American based Nigerian entertainer, born  to the Fagbemi family of Lagos, he is one of the few Nigerians who represent the physically challenged in the unites states and in Africa. Confined to the wheel chair, Leroy Bamidele Fagbemi, has never allowed his spinal cord injury, he received from a road accident in the United States (USA) deter him from pursuing his dreams. Mr. Leroy Bamidele Fagbemi is also the CEO of Second Chance talks about his organization, challenges and people with disability. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that about 500 million people live with disability worldwide, with about 75% living in the developing countries (Mickailakis, 1997; Lang and Upah, 2008). In Nigeria, WHO estimates put the number of people with disability at 19 million or approximately 20% of the country's population (Lang and Upah, 2008).