As part of ongoing effort to boost the school feeding programme, Dr. Yetunde Adeniji, the Senior Special Assistant to the President (SSAP) on School Feeding has canvassed the support of traditional leaders and critical stakeholders to achieve the goal.
In effect, she met with Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Hon Aliyu Tijani aimed at fostering collaboration and address school feeding concerns for a diverse group of children, including IDPs, Almajiris, and individuals with disabilities.
The meeting between Adeniji and Tijani aimed to strengthen the partnership between their respective offices and find effective ways to enhance the school feeding program for vulnerable children.
By coming together, they intended to pool their resources, expertise, and knowledge to ensure that children from diverse backgrounds receive proper nutrition and access to education.
During the meeting, Hon Dr. Yetunde Adeniji and Hon Aliyu Tijani discussed the specific challenges faced by IDPs, Almajiris, and individuals with disabilities in accessing nutritious meals at school.
They explored innovative strategies to address these issues, such as expanding the reach of the school feeding program to reach more children in need and adapting the program to cater to the unique dietary requirements of different groups.
Recognizing the importance of collaboration and engagement with various stakeholders, Hon Dr. Yetunde Adeniji also sought support from HRH Dr. Barrister Mohammed Sani Dantoro, the EMIR of BORGU KINGDOM.
This outreach aimed to garner additional assistance and resources to deepen the federal government’s school feeding program.
By involving the EMIR, they hoped to leverage his influence and support to further expand the program’s reach and impact.
Additionally, Hon Dr. Yetunde Adeniji extended her visit to The Ejeh Ankpa IV, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Abubakar Ahmed Yakubu, the Second Emir from Kogi.
This visit underscored the commitment to inclusivity and reaching out to diverse communities to ensure that all children, regardless of their backgrounds or disabilities, have access to nutritious meals and quality education.
The visits by Hon Dr. Yetunde Adeniji to various stakeholders reflect the government’s dedication to addressing the school feeding concerns for a wide range of children, including those from IDP camps, Almajiri schools, and individuals with disabilities.
By fostering collaboration and seeking support from influential figures such as the EMIR of BORGU KINGDOM and the Second Emir from Kogi, they aimed to strengthen the federal government’s school feeding program and provide a solid foundation for the future well-being of these vulnerable children.