BREAKING: Buhari Approves Special Salary Scale for Teachers, Increases Retirement Age To 65


President Mohammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers in the country as he also approved 65 years as their retirement age.


He has also approved teachers’ housing scheme in all the local government areas, as well as free tuition for biological children of teachers across the federation.


The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made the announcement on behalf of the president at the 2020 World Teachers Day Celebration in Abuja.


Adamu revealed that school closure occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic has affected over 1.5 billion students and 63 million primary and secondary school teachers globally.


While revealing that COVID-19 has also affected over 39 million students and pupils in Nigeria, the federal government said it has equally directed the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, to begin the process of removing unqualified teachers from the teaching profession Nationwide.

One thought on “BREAKING: Buhari Approves Special Salary Scale for Teachers, Increases Retirement Age To 65

  • October 5, 2020 at 7:26 pm

    Toh!!! As he approves 65years retirement now I hope it will soon be gazetted. We appreciate special salary scale for teachers, these were long expected n we thank God it came at last, let the goodness begins to roll in for Nigerians enough of slaughtering like chickens n enough of tribalism n prejudism as well as racial discrimination in our own land


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