The federal government has flagged off the National Home Grown School Feeding Program in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who hosted the inauguration at Karu Model School, in Abuja, on Friday, said that 120,300 pupils across the six area councils would benefit from the programme.
Mrs Aliyu, who hosted the event alongside the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, explained that the pupils are drawn from the 626 public primary schools in the FCT.
“The program is targeting about 120,300 pupils that will be drawn from 626 public primary schools across the six Area Councils of the FCT.
“Henceforth, pupils will be fed once daily with meals containing the six required nutrients, from…