Over 7m Pupils Are being Fed Daily In Nigeria, Says FG

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The Federal Government on Friday said 7. 6 million children are being fed daily under the National Home Grown School Feeding Program, (NHGSFP). Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during a visit to Alagbaka Estate Primary School in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Friday. Prof. Osinbajo was in the state for a two-day visit for the launch of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) clinic.

Prof. Osinbajo who taught the pupils and also partake in the meal alongside Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State noted that the purpose of the homegrown feeding program was to ensure that children are fed with a good every day.He explained that the meal will also improve the children's health, boost farming and create job opportunity for Nigerians.

While speaking with the volunteers, the Vice President disclosed that another 300, 000 youths would be engaged in addition to the existing 200,000 graduates.
The Vice President revealed the new set of volunteers would teach pupils in public primary schools.

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