Ekiti State Government has said that it will begin a home-grown school feeding programme, tagged Ekiti Kete Meals in the state before the end of the month.
This was made known by Governor Kayode Fayemi, who said the school feeding programme was designed to improve pupils’ dietary status, increase school enrolment and provide employment opportunities for youths and farmers in the state.
The governor, represented by the Chief of Staff, Hon Biodun Omoleye, spoke at training for food vendors participating in the feeding programme, where he gave the assurance that it would be well planned and executed.
Fayemi, reiterated his commitment to improving the people’s standard of living, said: “It is hoped that our esteemed food vendors would do their work with integrity and not betray the confidence reposed in them by the government. Be assured that your positive contribution towards the programme will go a long way in rebranding and bringing more benefits to our loving state and our children who are leaders of tomorrow.”
Source; Punch Newspaper