Inflation won’t stall school feeding programme, Presidency allays fears

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Home Grown School Feeding (NHGSFP), Dr. Yetunde Adeniji, has allayed the fears of the inflationary trend in the country stalling the school feeding programme.

Adeniji while kicking off the value for money (VFM) study in Osun State, assured that the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu would surely live up to his promises of feeding 10 million school children annually in the country.

“We are committed to the feeding programme of our school children putting in place measures to address challenges that may hinder the success of the program.

 Nigerians can be rest assured of Mr President commitment to this programme,” she noted.

Adeniji explained that the VFM project aims to ensure the program delivers maximum impact for schoolchildren.

Dr. Adeniji further stated that the programme commenced her activities on May 20th and will continue until May 30th. During this time, she will meet with various stakeholders, including farmers, cooks, community leaders, and government officials.

On May 23rd, Dr. Adeniji met with the Osun State Commissioner for Federal Affairs, Mrs. Adenike Adeleke, as well as commissioners for women’s affairs, agriculture, education, health, and representatives from NHGSFP and O-meals programs.

This visit marks the first phase of the nationwide VFM study Dr. Adeniji’s commitment to transparency and efficiency in the NHGSFP program is commendable.