Dana Steel Rolling Mills, Katsina will offer free feeding to 1, 000 primary school pupils in Katsina State.
Alhaji Ishaq Bello, Secretary, Katsina State Universal Basic Education Board told newsmen on Monday in Katsina that the company had chosen two schools in Batagarawa Local Government for the programme.
According to him, the gesture is to complement the Federal Government Home-Grown School Feeding Programme.
He revealed that the company has volunteered to give breakfast to 500 pupils in each of the two chose primary schools.
Bello said the company was working in collaboration with the local education secretary for proper coordination and success of the intervention.
The secretary disclosed that the implementation of the federal government home-grown school feeding programme had been stalled by “technical problems” in the state.