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Federal Governments’s NHGSFP Feeds Millionsof Pupils Daily

The Presidency has revealed that the Federal Government’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) now feeds almost ten million pupils daily in thirty-two states of the country.

Under the scheme, school children in over 53,000 public primary schools are fed with one free, nutritious meal a day, while it has engaged over 106,000 cooks in the thirty-two states.


Pupils having their meals. Photo: The Guardian Nigeria
Pupils having their meals. Photo: The Guardian Nigeria

According to Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, last night expalined that the FG targets to reach over 12 million pupils in all the 36 states abd the FCT in the second term of the Buhari-lad administration.

Also, the Government made it known it had commenced distribution of alluminium bowls and spoons for pupils in public primary school in six states currently benefiting from the feedling Programme.

Under the first phase of the distribution, over 2.4 million bowls and spoons would be distributed in Plateu state, Adamawa state, Kaduna state, Kastina state, Oyo state, Delta state and Ebonyi state.

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