Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the federal government feeds school pupils with 594 cows, 138,000 chickens, 6.8 million eggs and 83 metric tons of fish every week.
Osinbajo disclosed this on while delivering a lecture at the University of Lagos’ 50th convocation.
He said at $0.19 per child per day, the government provided a balanced meal for every one of the 9,300,892 million pupils in 49,837 public primary schools in 26 states.
The school feeding programme, according to him, employs 95,422 cooks and over 100,000 small holder farmers.
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