From Gambo Ahmed, Lafia.
Countdown to resumption of school in Nasarawa State, the Programme Manager of School Feeding Programme in Nasarawa state, Mr. Magaji Amos has warned food vendors (cooks) against diversion of food items meant for the pupils.
Mr. Magaji who sounded the warning yesterday in Lafia during a quarterly meeting with contractors and Cooks from the Lafia – Doma zone held at the Abacha youth centre.
According to him, “The essence of this meeting is to have an interactive session aimed at rendering efficiency service to our children in schools. Avoid diversion of food items meant for our pupils. Anyone found wanting shall face disciplinary action”.
He continued, “I call on you to always exhibit high sense of maturity and hygienic status by keeping your environment clean during cooking hours. Wash all dishes, pots and spoons before cooking time. Desist from all forms of sharp practices”.
The programme manager further commended the Federal Government under the leadership of president Buhari and the Nasarawa State Government for their immense assistance toward the actualization of the programme in the state.
He maintained that 2,136 cooks are to participate in the quarterly renew of the school feeding programme across the three senatorial districts of the State aimed at identifying challenges and proffering solutions.