Graduates of Education to Get Automatic Employment in Nigeria
Graduates of Education will henceforth be automatically employed by the government in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved.
Minister of education, Adamu Adamu disclosed this on Monday, saying automatic employment awaits students of education upon graduation.
This disclosure was made by the minister to mark the World Teacher’s Day celebration.
In addition, the minister explained that the president also approved the free tuition fee and automatic admission to the biological children of teachers, while equally directing that teachers’ salaries should be reviewed upward.
To cap it up, the president increased the service years for teachers from 35 to 40 years, all in an attempt to encourage teachers in delivering better service in their respective areas of assignment.
Nigerian Sketch notes that the minister did disclose when these directives will begin to take effect, as details have remained scanty on modalities for the automatic employment as well as the increase in salaries.
it is equally yet to be clear if the upward review of salaries will affect teachers who teach in state government schools.
There are also concerns about the fate of teachers in privately owned schools.
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