NASCO signs MoU with Federal Government for school feeding programme

Nigeria’s Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NASCO Foods for the production of High Nutrient Density biscuits under the planned school meals project targeting approximately 25 million pupils.  The agreement will have a positive impact on the country’s economy as it will involve the entire value chain; from local farmers in the agricultural sector and thousands more factory workers, to the many distribution channels and the millions of schoolchildren who will benefit from the nutritious snacks.  The Honourable Minister of Science & Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, and the Director General of FIIRO, Dr Gloria Elemo, signed the historic agreement with the Directors of NASCO Group, Alhaji Ibrahim Sani and Mr Idris Nasreddin.