NSS donates 5000 bags of maize to NAFCO to support Free SHS, set to deliver 45,000 more bags

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The National Service Scheme (NSS) is set to support government’ flagship programme, the Free Senor High School (FSHS) programme with 50 thousand bags of maize from its farms.

To this end, the NSS boss Mustapha Usif yesterday, Tuesday March 19 2019 presented and first consignment of 5 thousand bags to the National Food Buffer Stock Company to support the programme.

According the NSS boss, the remaining 45 thousand bags will also be delivered soon, to ensure that beneficiaries of the Free SHS policy are well fed to enhance learning at the various schools across the country.

‘’The Scheme intends to support the president’s flagship program with over 50,000. The remaining 45,000 will soon be delivered to ensure beneficiaries of the Free SHS are well fed to enhance learning at the various schools across the country’’ Mr. Usif said during the presentation ceremony.

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Food Buffer Stock Company, Mr. Hanan Abdul-Wahab receiving the items, thanked the NSS and promised the items would go a long way to support the various schools to feed the students.

He opined that NAFCO on its own was doing so much to ensure local production of food, particularly through the Planting for Food and Jobs initiative, adding that the ultimate aim is ensure abundance of food for the schools to enable students stay and give off their best.

Source: BestNewsGH.com

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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