Over ten billion naira has been expended on the four components of National Social Investment Program of the Federal Government in Niger state.

State Focal Person National Social Investment Program Barrister Amina Musa Guar said this when she led benefiaries of the program to a thank you street rally to President Muhammadu Buhari in Minna.

Barrister Amina Musa Guar explained that five hundred and sixty thousand pupils are fed daily with eight hundred and ten benefiaries of household uplifting program and twenty three thousand N Power benefiaries currently benefiting from the program in Niger state.

According to her the program had a total of seven hundred and ten thousand benefiaries across the four components of Home Grown School Feeding Program N Power Household Upliftment Program and that of Empowerment Program GEEP.

In his remarks the Program Manager Home Grown School Feeding Program Mr Umar Shaba expressed hope that incoming administration at the centre will expand the number of benefiaries to include new pupils for maximum benefits.

He however noted that benefiaries from two local government councils of Niger state participated in the thank you rally to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Most of the benefiaries who spoke to Radio Nigeria in Minna would wants the incoming administration to sustain the programme inview of its importance to Nigerians especially the down trodden.