The feeding of primary one to three pupils in public primary schools scheduled to take off with the resumption of schools for the 2016/2017 academic session in Ogun State has been postponed.
Ogun State Government says the programme’s take-off was delayed for the training of people who will train and monitor the over 3,000 food vendors engaged for the programme. In the state.
Special duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs Commissioner, Barrister Adeleke Adewolu who made this known to RockcityFM in Abeokuta, said the training exercise will be concluded in the next two weeks.
At the end of the training exercise, Adewolu said those trained would be deployed in a team of two each, to train the food vendors across the state.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Special Duties, Mrs. Tinuola Sopeju, who is the Programme Manager, appealed to the parents and the pupils to bear with government on the late kick off of the programme.
The more than 3,000 food vendors are to feed over 200, 000 primary one to three pupils in 1,554 Public Primary Schools in The State.