Ogun State Govt. Monitors Food Vendors Under HGSFP - Commissioner - The People's Voice


Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Ogun State Govt. Monitors Food Vendors Under HGSFP - Commissioner

By Jumoke Adeogun, Abeokuta

 Ogun State Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Hon. Olufemi Ilori- Oduntan,  has described constant monitoring of the food vendors recruited under the Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) is to ensure provision of quality food for pupils.

Hon. Ilori-Oduntan disclosed this during a monitoring visit to some public primary schools in Abeokuta, noting that it was imperative to know the progress of the programme and evaluate the level of compliance of all stakeholders involved.

"The government will not rest on its oars in ensuring that our pupils are fed in the most suitable and hygienic environment while the Ministry needs to do more monitoring so as to check and see the kind of food the vendors are preparing for our children”, the Commissioner state.

She charged the vendors to be diligent in the discharge of their duties, and ensure that pupils were served  adequate and nutritious meals in line with the vision of the programme.

In their remarks, the Headteachers, Methodist Schools 1 and 2, Ago-Oko,  Mrs. Serifat Adeye and Titilayo Kuforiji respectively, appreciated the government for the laudable programme, saying it had stimulated increased enrolment of pupils in public primary schools.

Other schools visited include, Itesi Methodist 1 and 2, Adatan, Baptist Day Nursery/Primary School 1 and 2, Idi-Aba, while the team also move across the three senatorial district of Ogun State.

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