The Kwara Government has trained People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) on importance of nutrition and donated food items to them for healthy leaving.
Alabi said that the beneficiaries were selected from the 16 local government areas of the state.
He said that the gesture was one of the interventions of the government through the agency to take care of people who are living with HIV/AIDS.
He added that the 100 beneficiaries were trained on importance of nutrition for a healthy living.
According to him, the beneficiaries are trained properly on how to eat balance and qualitative diet, food that are rich and that will do them good, especially with kind of food they are taking.
“We have experts on ground that will teach them how to use our local food such as beans, rice to prepared different types of food.
“A healthy diet throughout life promotes and supports normal growth, development and ageing helps to maintain healthy body weight and reduces the risk of chronic disease,” Alabi said.
He said that the state government supported PLWHA with 25 bags of rice, 15 bags semovita, four gallons of palm oil, three bags of cassava flakes and 50 crates of eggs.