The Kaduna State Government, on Monday commenced the feeding of 1.5 million children in over 4000 pubic primary schools in the state.

According to our sources, Governor Nasiru El-Rufai flagged off the School Feeding Programme at Aliyu Makama LEA Primary School in Barnawa, Kaduna.

He said that the intervention was necessary to boost nutrition and health of the children, as well as encourage school attendance.

He also stated that the programme is directly creating 17, 000 jobs for caterers, who in turn will employ others to support them.

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