Ramadan: Kano State government to expend N550 million on free feeding


Kano State to expend N550 million on Ramadan free feeding programme

Kano State Government has earmarked   N550 million to be spent on providing   free feeding program during the holy month of Ramadan .

The state Acting Governor Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna stated this while flagging-off the free feeding  program at the premises of Kano Printing Press.

The feeding exercise will be hosted   in  140 centres across the 8 metropolitan local governments.

Gawuna  said the  essence  of the program  is to reduce hardship faced by the less privileged persons

He tasked   members of the Ramadan free feeding committee to discharge  their duties judiciously.

Speaking on behalf of the members of the committee, Commissioner for Local Government Murtala Sule Garo assured that the committee  would ensure  equity through regular supervision of the feeding  program slated for  the 140 centres in  the 8 metropolitan local governments.

Garo disclosed that  4,300 bags of rice, 1,310 bags of millet, 865 bags of beans, 1,310 bags of sugar, 2,240 cartons of macaroni, 2,940 Jerry cans of groundnut oil, 2,160 jerry can of palm oil, 52,000  sachet water among other items  have been allotted for the exercise.


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