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Pupils under School Feeding Programme served expired rice – Niger Lawmakers




Pupils beneath the Nationwide Residence Grown Faculty Feeding Programme in Niger State are allegedly being fed with expired rice.

They’re additionally purportedly being served 1 / 4 of an egg for his or her meals as a substitute of a full egg.

That is from findings gotten by some members of the Niger State Home of Meeting, who claimed the programme within the State is shrouded in loads of malpractices and sharp practices from officers and distributors within the State.

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Elevating a movement on matter of pressing significance throughout plenary, the Member representing Suleja Constituency, Honorable Liman Iya advised the Home that the kids got poor and beneath nutritious meals by the officers.

Based on him, serving the youngsters such sort of meals would defeat the aim of this system within the state.

He said, “we surprise why main faculty pupils within the state are server with poor and beneath nutritious meals. We’re disturbed by this as it is going to defeat the aim of this system.

“I obtained loads of messages exhibiting footage of the kind of meals being fed to the kids. Our investigation confirmed that the kind of rice is an expired amount of rice and God know the way it was ready.

“The ration given to the kids just isn’t sufficient. Sure meals that must be for one individual are shared amongst three pupils. There are such a lot of complaints throughout the state. So many malpractices are taking place that must be addressed.”

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