Katsina State would benefit from the Federal Government’s Schools’ Feeding programme, an official has said.
The Special Adviser to Governor Aminu Masari on Girl-child Education and Child Development, Hajiya Binta Abba, disclosed this onSunday in Katsina at the opening ceremony of a one-day workshop on the feeding programme.
She said that the training was organised for local governments Unit Heads of Nutrition, Environmental Sanitation, Health Educators, and Education Secretaries of the 34 Local Education Authorities in the state.
The governor’s aide explained that the programme was designed to provide free meals for pupils of public schools from Class One to Class Three in the state.She explained that the gesture was capable of assisting in increasing pupils’ enrolment in schools in the state.
Abba, therefore, urged participants to understand what the programmeentails and work diligently for the attainment of the desired goal.In his remarks, a programme consultant, Alhaji Mouktar Lugga, commended the state government for supporting the Federal Government’s programmes designed to improve the living condition of the citizens.