Kano Assembly to Tackle Malnutrition in New Law

Children, Malnutrition, Kano Assembly

Kano State House of Assembly has commenced legislative process to enact a law that would eradicate the menace of malnutrition in the state.

The lawmaker representing Shanono state constituency, Hon Ali Shanono on Thursday at a stakeholders holders meeting organized by Aisha Buhari Foundation held at R&K Hotel lamented that over 2million children are suffering from malnutrition, adding that the lives of the affected children are endangered.

He disclosed the law emanated from a private bill that was sponsored by Aisha Buhari Foundation, saying the lawmakers are working to pass a law that would bridge financial gaps that are required to tackle the menace.

The directior of advocacy and planning, Aisha Buhari Foundation, Theresa Maina said the body sent the bill to the state assembly with the intent to promulgate a law that would save the lives of the malnourished children.


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