Ramadan: Zamfara govt. increases free feeding points to 803

Zamfara Government said it had increased Ramadan free feeding points in state from 150 to 803.Mr Malami Yandoto, Chairman of the Feeding Committee’s Publicity Sub-Committee disclosed this to journalists in Gusau on .Yandoto said that the increase in feeding points was a followup to Gov. Bello Matawalle’s that all vulnerable be made to benefit from free feeding policy throughout 30 days of Ramadan fast.

“This likely to to 867 feeding points because are still identifying more centres,” he said.Yandoto added that each point   daily serve pap and akara (bean cake) to between 80 and 100 , including women and children.

He also said that a mechanism had been evolved to guard against mismanagement on part of  operators.According to him, state government currently faced with challenges of banditry, poverty, and  COVID – 19. (NAN)