School Feeding Scheme: Lagos Beneficiaries To Get Food Worth Of N4,200: FG

School Children
School Children

The federal government has announced that beneficiaries of the school feeding programme in Lagos state would get food ration worth of N4,200 as the program kicks-off in the state.

According to a statement by the ministry of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq Umar, no fewer than 37,000 people would benefit from the scheme in the state.

“Each Take-Home Ration valued at N4,200 is made up of 5 kg Bag of Rice, 5 kg Bag of Beans, 500 ml Vegetable Oil, 750 ml Palm Oil, 500 mg Salt, 15 pieces of eggs, 140gm Tomato Paste,” it said in the statement.

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“These rations have been reviewed by nutrition experts to ascertain the nutritional value and benefit to the children.”

“COVID-19 is taking health, economic and humanitarian toll on Nigerians and this modified programme is a means of providing relief. It is also boosting the economy by providing income for those in the supply value chain especially poultry farmers.”


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