The Federal Authorities has mentioned that about 5million college pupils will profit from the Nationwide Residence-grown feeding programme by 2023.
The Minister of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Growth, Sadiya Umar Farouq made this recognized at a stakeholders assembly held in Ibadan.
The minister who was represented by the Director of Finance of the Ministry, Mathew Dada mentioned this could be along with the 9million college pupils who’re presently benefiting from the scheme.
In line with him, Over 9 million pupils profit from 1 free nutritious meal a day throughout college time period nationwide, and now we’ve the mandate to achieve an extra 5 million pupils by 2023.
Whereas commending the Oyo state authorities for its help in actualising the aim of the programme, the minister urged key stakeholders to work in synergy with them to attain a commendable end result.
In her comment the Everlasting Secretary of Oyo State ministry of Training, Aminat Atere counseled the federal authorities for contributing positively to nation’s training sector by the Social Funding Programme.
She pledged the ministry’s dedication in direction of making certain a profitable implementation of the programme within the state.