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Home feeding: 337,589 in Lagos to benefit from intervention — Minister

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouk, has disclosed that 337,589 will benefit from the special modified school feeding programme in Lagos state.

The minister, who was represented at the inauguration of the school feeding programme by the Director, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDP’s, Mrs Margaret Ukegbu, said this in Lagos on Thursday

She said: “The special home grown feeding intervention will impact 337,589 beneficiaries made up of Parent, Guardians and Care Givers of primary school children in participating schools.

“The identified and selected household will each receive 5kg bag of Rice, 5kg bag of Beans, vegetable and palm oil, salt, tomato paste and 15 pieces of eggs.

“These rations have been revealed by nutrition expert to ascertain the nutritional value and benefits to the children.”

The Commissioner of Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo, also speaking at the programme inauguration said the modified school feeding programe was a continuation of the existing homegrown feeding programme of the state.

Job Ayantoye

Job is a reporter for Okay.ng, he focuses on bringing local news reports in Nigeria.
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