Speaking during at the event, Mr Johnson Bagudu, the chairman of the association in the state said that the gesture was aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle among the youngsters.
Bagudu said that the theme of the year “Eggs for Better Life is timely”, insisting that everyone needs egg for proper growth and development.
Bagudu, who maintained that egg remained an important food that nourishes the body, called on parents to ensure that their children eats the delicacy on daily basis.
“Egg is very key to growth and development of children; it is also very good for adults too.
“In spite of the economic challenge, egg is still affordable and we expect Nigerians to consume at least one daily
“We are here to mark this special day with this pupils and encourage them to consume egg from this tender age,” he said.
Stephen, who was represented by Miss Naimat Salahuddeen, said that eggs “are healthy for heart, a good source of protein and provide good cholesterols to the body, among other relevance.
She, however, warned that eggs must be handled properly to avoid contamination which could lead to sickness.
The nutritionist appealed to parents to feed their children with an egg daily for proper growth and development.