Kalu’s bill on hunger reduction,others scales first reading



A Bill seeking  establish of a specialised Bank ensure food security in Nigeria, avail youths the opportunity secure loan(s) through the bank their certificates as collateral as well as encourage youths to engage  in Agriculture has scaled its first reading at the Nigerian Senate.

The bill titled ” National Food Bank of Nigeria” (Establishment) Bill 2021 SB(780) is Abia- Senator and Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu.

Asides attaining food stability the bill according it’s also aims reduce the number of unemployed youths in the country and also encourage youth empowerment in the country.

The bill read before the members of the Senate on Wednesday by the Senate ,Senator Yahaya and subsequently referred for second reading.

The Food bank concept focused on tackling hunger, reducing food waste and solving the problem of malnutrition through targeted programs that seek to the availability of food different category of persons.