FG spend 594 Cattle, 138,000 Chickens, 6.8 million Eggs, 83 Metric Tonnes of Fish Weekly to feed School Children - VP Yemi Osinbajo

Updated Tuesday 2 April 2019 10:4
FG spend 594 Cattle, 138,000 Chickens, 6.8 million Eggs, 83 Metric Tonnes of Fish Weekly to feed School Children - VP Yemi Osinbajo
The Nigerian Vice President has claimed that the Federal government spends 594 Cattle, 138,000 Chickens, 6.8 million Eggs, 83 Metric Tonnes of Fish Weekly to feed School Children in Nigeria. According to Yemi Osinbajo, while delivering a lecture titled ‘Nigeria Rising: The Path to Prosperity’ at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) 50th convocation, he said that at a cost of $0.19 per child per day, the FG is able to provide a balanced meal for every one of the 9,300,892 pupils in 49,837 public primary schools in 26 states across Nigeria.

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The programme, according to him, employs 95,422 cooks and over 100,000 small holder farmers linked to the programme supplying locally sourced ingredients.

“The programme aims to provide 50% of the recommended nutrient intake targets for protein and prioritized micro-nutrients including iron, iodine, zinc, vitamin A, folate and vitamin C and 30% of energy because of the high burden of under-nutrition and micro-nutrient deficiencies in Nigeria.

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