School feeding programme: FG to enroll 67,307 pupils in Ebonyi — NOA



The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says Federal Government will enrol 67,307 primary school pupils into the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme in Ebonyi.
The Director NOA in the state, Desmond Onwo, said this on Wednesday during visit to the Traditional Rulers Council in Abakaliki.


Onwo said the programme would capture 561 public primary in the 13 local government areas the state.
He urged the traditional rulers to key into the programme and support NOA’s campaign to ensure that the people participated actively.
“The programme is going to commence across communities in the state with an enumeration in order to identify the children.


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“It is going to cover from primary one to three in public primary schools.
“This is not for all states in the country but Ebonyi is among the states selected for the programme.
“We want the traditional rulers to support us in creating and ensure that the information got to the grassroots.


The federal government will be feeding the with one delicious meal per a day,” Onwo said.
He also spoke on the activities NOA in the state, saying the agency had embarked on public sensitisation on the ongoing nationwide continuous voter registration.

The Chairman the council, Chief Charles Mkpuma, lauded federal government’s to improve the living standard Nigerians.


Mkpuma further commended NOA for ensuring that about the programme got to all the nooks and crannies the state. (NAN)