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  • News - North West - Kebbi
  • Updated: August 11, 2021

FG Feeds Over 300,000 Public Schools Pupils In Kebbi

FG Feeds Over 300,000 Public Schools Pupils In Kebbi

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The federal government has captured over 339,000 public schools pupils under the schools feeding programme in Kebbi state.

Announcing this, the State Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Joseph Yaro Machika, told journalists in Kebbi.

Machika made the announcement shortly after inspecting the data capture exercise at Atiku Bagudu Science Primary School Birnin kebbi, and Model Primary School Kalgo LGA.

He also added that in order to capture all students of public schools, forms have been distrubuted already.

Machika also revealed that over five thousand four hundred cooks have registered for the programme.

Adding that the agency has since directed its staff and Corp members to make sure every school is captured.

He further explained that the Corp members will capture 13 LGAs while the agency will capture eight.

Representative of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Aminu Abubakar Zaga, was in Kebbi to witness the flag-off.

Zaga said the enumeration exercise was aimed at verifying and updating the existing number of beneficiaries of the programme yo enhance effectiveness, transparency and accountability.

He further urged parents to enroll their children.

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