About eighty thousand pupils in 956
primary schools are to be fed with various meals under the Federal Government
National Home Grown School Feeding programme in Ekiti State.
Also about two thousand food vendors
are to be engaged by government to provide such meals across the state
Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo who stated this in Ado Ekiti during the flag off of the School Feeding programme in Ekiti state said over five billion Naira is to be spent on the programme annually.
The Vice President who said the programme was one of the components of social investment programme of the Federal Government said Ekiti was the thirty first state to benefit from the scheme.