Inflation In Nigeria Drops Vacate the Niger Delta region before October 1, Niger Delta militant groups tell Northerners and Yourbas 6 students expelled and 7 workers suspended over misconduct in UNIPORT Before the APC administration took over office in 2015, one of the trended promises they made was to feed primary school pupils daily across the country and they seem to have been doing just that. The special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on social protection, Mariam Uwais, has said that the Federal Government has spent N49 billion on the national home-grown school feeding programme for 2 years. The programme, a component of the government’s social investment, has been ongoing in the last two years. While In London Uwais said 8, 596,340 pupils were currently being fed in 46,247 public primary schools in 24 states which include; Abia, Adamawa, Akwa-Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Sokoto, Taraba, and Zamfara. She added that through the programme, 90,670 Nigerians had been engaged and empowered as cooks while over 100,000 local farmers had also been linked with the programme to supply locally sourced farm produce. Buhari speaks on defectors Uwais said the government had achieved 30% improvement in school enrollment in the country since the commencement of the programme. “We have created a value chain with significant economic benefits to the micro-economic development of the states.” she said. “The value chain offers additional benefits of job creation and increased livelihood outcomes for both cooks and small holder-farmers, hence improving livelihood and the local economies.”   Orji Uzor Kalu declares Other components of the SIP are N-Power, national cash transfer project, and government enterprise and empowerment programme.