FG to commence feeding of primary school pupils in Ogun, Oyo, Enugu

imagesFederal Government sponsored Homegrown school feeding programme is scheduled to commence in six states of the federation this week.

Mr Laolu Akande, the Vice President’s spokesman disclosed this on Sunday.
The states are Ogun, Oyo, Ebonyi, Enugu and Osun. They joined Anambra which began the programme last year.
He said from this week, primary school pupils in those states will start enjoying one hot meal a day.
At least 5.5 million Nigerian primary school pupils would be fed for 200 school days under the free Homegrown School Feeding Programme, according to the 2016 Budget, which has an allocation of N93.1B appropriated for the feeding scheme.

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