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School In The Street Extends Feeding Of Street Children To Oshodi

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School In The Street Extends Feeding Of Street Children To Oshodi

A non-governmental organisation concerned about the education of street children, School In The Street (SITS), has extended its feeding programme to Oshodi area of Lagos State identified as having many out of school children.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of School In The Street (SITS), Olakunle Sanni, the action to extend its marathon feeding programming to out of school children in Oshodi became imperative due to the extension of lockdock down as part of mechanism to combat the novel coronavirus in Nigeria.

Giving cooked food to street children in Oshodi on Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020

Sanni told BlackBox Nigeria that the project to feed street children has been on in the last two weeks of the federal government of Nigeria imposed lockdown. The feeding programme is currently running in Ikorodu, Abeokuta and now Oshodi.

The School In The Street (SITS) started the feeding programme on April 5, 2020, in Ikorodu before extending it to Ogun State and now Oshodi. The idea is to deliver cooked food to students (Street Children) of the school in Lagos and Ogun state in their different makeshift shelters for the duration of the lockdown through the support of partner organizations and donations from the public. 

Pictures from previous weeks events in Ikorodu (Lagos) and Abeokuta (Ogun State)

 

 

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