The federal government has threatened to sack food vendors found wanting in its national home grown school feeding programme.
Focal person for the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIP) in Kwara State, Dr Rabiat Shehu- Jimoh said names of some food vendors found wanting in the state have been listed and submitted to Abuja for appropriate action.
“We have recoded the names of some cooks that are receiving money and not cooking. We have sent their names to Abuja and we are going to change them”, she said.
Shehu- Jimoh made the disclosure during a stakeholders consultative workshop on development of national policy for the national home grown school feeding programme organised by the federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs , Disaster Management and Social Development held in Ilorin, Kwara State on Tuesday.
Her submissions was corroborated by the state’s lead for the programme, Mrs Christy Abayomi .
The workshop also decried the politicisation of the food vendors being engaged for the programme.