N70 million, is the amount Kan state government stated as the bill incurred on weekly basis to feed public primary school pupils in the state.
Hafiz Abubakar, acting governor of the state, said the money was in addition to N68 million the government spends weekly on boarding schools, he made this known on Wednesday when he received the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sunusi II, during the emir’s traditional Sallah homage to Government House, Kano.
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Prof. Hafiz added that the feeding program was an arrangement which involved the state local governments and host communities of schools.
He also aded that the state government releases N700million every month to the local governments to ensure that workers salaries are paid and running costs are met.
N300million as scholarship to students studying in Nigeria and abroad, was also mentioned as part of the money the state government spends.
He dfinally added that the economic wos the nation is going through can be resolved if only the government followed good expert advice