The Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has donated food items to 17 boarding secondary schools in Daura zone to complement government’s efforts toward food sufficiency.
Hajiya Ambarut Sani, who presented the items to managements of the benefiting schools on behalf of the president’s wife, on Tuesday, warned them against diversion of the items.
“This gesture is aimed at promoting the quest for education and compliment government effort towards food and dietary sufficiency in schools.
“Each of the benefiting schools will receive 50 cartons of tomatoes paste and 200 cartons of assorted grains. The first lady will expand the scope of the programme.
“The wife of the president is fully committed to the development of education.
“We expect parents and students to reciprocate the gesture by making their children regular in schools,’’ she said.
Our correspondent recalls that Mrs Buhari recently provided scholarship to 60 orphaned children in Daura emirate.
Daura zone comprised of 12 Local Governments of Daura, Sandamu, Baure, Maiadua, Zango, Mani Mashi and Ingawa.
Others are Kankiya, Kusada, Dutsi, and Bindawa local government areas.