297,832 children are suffering from severe hunger in Sokoto state – Report 2023
The Sokoto state government has stated that it is ready to take measures that will help reduce the number of children suffering from hunger in the state. The adviser to the governor of the state, Ahmed Aliyu, on the affairs of primary health centers in the state, Muhammad Bello, announced this at the meeting held for the SMART survey to present the results of the study of the number of children suffering from hunger in Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states in 2023. 297,832 children are suffering from severe hunger in Sokoto state – Report 297,832 children are suffering from severe hunger in Sokoto state – Report The results of the study show that Sokoto state is one of the states with the highest number of children suffering from hunger in Nigeria.
According to the statistics, there are at least 297,832 children in the state who are suffering from severe hunger. Bello said the government will create measures to help eliminate this problem in the state. Premium Times Hausa reported. He also thanked UNICEF for supporting the government. Then the head of health promotion experts of UNICEF in the state, Abraham Mahama, said that poverty, lack of food that will improve the immune system and insecurity are among the problems that make the state suffer from the number of hungry children. Mahama said many farmers could not cultivate their fields because of the activities of bandits in the state. Sokoto has excelled in being the first on the issue of poverty about two to three years ago according to experts.