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Sadiya Umar Farouk, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says about 337,589 persons in Lagos would benefit from the modified school feeding programme.
The minister who was represented by Margaret Ukegbu, director, national commission for refugees, migrants and IDP’s, said parents, guardians and caregivers of primary school children were the beneficiaries.
Speaking during the flag-off of the programme in Lagos on Thursday, she said,
“The special homegrown feeding intervention will impact 337,589 beneficiaries made up of parents, guardians and caregivers of primary schoolchildren in participating schools.”
“The identified and selected households 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 a nutrition expert to ascertain the nutritional value and benefits to the children.”
Folashade Adefisayo, Lagos state commissioner for education, said the modified school feeding programme was a continuation of the existing homegrown feeding programme of the state government.
Davido Reveals Why His Dad Once Arrested His Fans Nigerian afrobeats superstar, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has recounted how his billionaire dad, Chief Adedeji Adeleke once arrested him, show promoters and fans who attended an event he was billed to perform.
Davido Reveals Why His Dad Once Arrested His Fans
He said his dad arrested everybody at the event because he absconded from school to do music against his father’s wishes.
The ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ crooner said the incident happened in the early days of his career.
He stated this on Friday night while making his UK debut on The lateish Show with Mo Gilligan on Channel4.
“I come from a family where it’s like, education, education, business…Overtime [my decision to do music] was like a beef.
“Any show he [my dad] hear I’m performing at, he sends the police. He arrests the fans, promoters. He has a camera watching where I go to.”
The singer performed his hit song ‘Unavailable’ on The lateish Show.
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