FG Begins Home Feeding For School Children
The Federal Government has commenced the distribution of food items to households at the Kuje Area Council in Abuja.
The food items were donated on Thursday during the flag-off of the Homegrown School Feeding Programme.
The Federal Government is using this measure to reassure Nigerians that it remains committed to cushioning the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Speaking at the official flag-off, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq said that the Federal Government is addressing the issue of hunger which is a serious by-product of the pandemic.
She noted that the government will continue to fund the homegrown school feeding programme as it targets to feed 3.1m school children.
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