Fraud, fake vendors mar Bauchi homegrown school feeding

he National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in Bauchi State is said to be enmeshed in racketeering that is giving room for non-compliance with the menu based on farm produce locally grown by smallholder farmers to provide pupils nutritious meals. Like other states, Bauchi has its food menu and money is paid to vendors directly to buy foodstuff; they also assemble at a centre to receive 4-5kg of meat and fish as well as specific number of eggs based on the number of pupils they feed.

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