Sokoto State Government Earmarks N163m For Ramadan Feeding

Aliyu MagatakardaThe Sokoto State government has set aside the sum of N163 million for this year’s Ramadan feeding programme.

This was disclosed yesterday by chairman of the Sokoto State Ramadan feeding programme committee, Alhaji Aliyu Attahiru, at a one-day stakeholders meeting of the programme in the state.

Attahiru said the programme would cover over 150 feeding centres in Sokoto metropolis and its environs during the fast period, adding that the annual programme was aimed at providing free Ramadan breakfast.

He also disclosed that between 2007-2012, the state government had spent N775m on the programme.