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  • TEARS: SHOCKING VIDEO OF VICE PRESIDENT OSINBANJO'S PRIMARY SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME
  • A video sent to ultimatetimes TV blog by anonymous staff of one of the primary schools in Northern Nigeria dusplays shocking sight with regards to the acclaimed feeding programme initiated by the government of Mohammedu Buhari, which the Vice president Osinbanjo has said last four days (on 27th October) that over $183 million has been invested so far in the national school feeding programme in Nigeria.

    Osinbajo made the disclosure in Tunis, Tunisia, in a keynote address at the closing ceremony of the 20th Annual Global Child Nutrition Forum held at Four Seasons Hotel in Tunis.

    He said that over nine million primary pupils are benefitting in 26 states already. The vice president said that the programme has been, by all accounts, a remarkable success.

    He said that by the end of 2018, with more states in the country joining the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme, it was set to become the largest school-feeding programme in Africa.

    Osinbajo told the 353 delegates and experts from nine countries that the programme is strategic to human capital development.

    The delegates include experts in the nutrition industry, United Nations officials from World Food Programme, Global Child Nutrition Fund, the World Bank and stakeholders that “Nigeria took the decision to embark on a school feeding programme as an important part of
    our human capital development agenda.

    “By tackling the broader issues of eradication of poverty, food and nutrition security, and increasing school enrolment. It is becoming clearer that the 21st century will be defined by knowledge and skills.

    “The nations that are best able to present the most knowledgeable and most skilful citizens will prevail in commerce, in science and technology and of course, will enjoy the greatest prosperity and the longevity to enjoy the prosperity.

    “ Nations that do not invest enough to produce the required level of talent and skills will be left behind; a farther distance than ever before in the history of mankind.

    “By 2035, Africa will have 1.2billion people. Over 50 per cent of that number will be young persons under the age of 25. Today, 60 per cent of the unemployed in Africa are young people.”

    Osinbajo said at a cost of 0.19 dollars per child per day, a balanced meal was provided for every one of the children as 9,300,892 million pupils in 49,837 public primary schools in 26 states across Nigeria benefitted
    daily.

    According to him, at current numbers, the programme costs $1,767,169.48 per day and over 183million dollars has been invested so far in the programme.

    “The programme employs 95,422 cooks, and over 100,000 smallholder farmers linked to the programme, supplying locally sourced ingredients.

    “This translates to 594 cattle, 138,000 chickens, 6.8 million eggs, 83 metric tons of fish that are procured, prepared, and distributed each week. As you can imagine, the quantity of starch and vegetables required
    for this program on a weekly basis is equally impressive”.

    He told the audience that the success of the programme in a short time was due to factors such as unequivocal political will, transparency and accountability.

    Osinbajo also listed good value for all participants in the value chain, multi-sectoral coordination and strategic partnership with international donors such as Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation and Partnership For Child Development, Imperial College.

    He earlier commended the Global Child Nutrition Forum and World Food Programme, for providing such an excellent opportunity for the global school feeding community to come together to share ideas, learn from and inspire one another.

    Present at the occasion were Hatem Ben Salem, Minister of Education, Republic of Tunisia; Arlene Mitchell, Executive Director, Global Child Nutrition Fund; Don Burdy, Specialist at World Food Programme/World Bank.

    Also in attendance were Daniel Balaban, Director of Centre of Excellence Against Hunger in Brazil and other regional representatives of WEF and GCNF,
    international donors as well as other participants (NAN).

    However, the above shocking video has shown the purported school pupils feeding programme and the height of deception of this Nigeria's present administration.

    What will the world say if they eventually know the truth? The truth is like a pregnant woman, and one day, it will be unveiled to the world.

    The administration of Buhari has Vanguarded and intensified the fight against corruption leading to incessant arrest and detention prominent Nigerian politician, mainly from the major opposition party (PDP).

    The deceptive strategic approach to quell corruption by President Buhari of APC has shown how lies and deceit were used as an ill tool in ruling the people, thereby, to achieve self aims.

    This video says it all, with the poor foods, like that of the Nigeria Biafra war when Kwashiokor food were distributed to the dieing Biafrans.

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