337,589 Persons In Lagos Would Benefit From Home Feeding Programme: Minister

Sadiya Umar Farouq
Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development

Sadiya Umar Farouk, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says about 337,589 persons in Lagos would benefit from the modified school feeding programme.

The minister who was represented by Margaret Ukegbu, director, national commission for refugees, migrants and IDP’s, said parents, guardians and caregivers of primary school children were the beneficiaries.

Speaking during the flag-off of the programme in Lagos on Thursday, she said, “The special homegrown feeding intervention will impact 337,589 beneficiaries made up of parents, guardians and caregivers of primary schoolchildren in participating schools.”

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“The identified and selected households will each receive 5kg bag of rice, 5kg bag of beans, vegetable and palm oil, salt, tomato paste and 15 pieces of eggs.

“These rations have been revealed by a nutrition expert to ascertain the nutritional value and benefits to the children.”

Folashade Adefisayo, Lagos state commissioner for education, said the modified school feeding programme was a continuation of the existing homegrown feeding programme of the state government.


  1. The government want to embark on home feeding when we are in a recession. What should we call this act of ignorance? Is this not a typical exam of slavery. The level of racism in Nigeria is beyond complexion. We keep the future in a slum without thinking about tomorrow. The intellectual properties that belong to people have been used as bait for the games of hunger. Judgement will come speedily. The level of our corruption is beyond the pandemics.


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