The Nigerian Youth Congress, Kwara state chapter has called on distressed private school teachers in the state to register online, this is in a bid to get a reliable data base of private school teachers whose salaries have been stopped due to the continued closure of schools in the state.
Some prominent personalities in the state have also joined in drumming support for private school teachers in the state, whilst proferring solutions and offering tangible advises. The anonymous government official in his own words advised private schools to pay half or quarter salary to their teachers pending full resumption.
Honourable Solihu Bamidele Aluko, a member on the board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) also advised private school teachers to look towards private home lessons and tutorials, so as to mitigate against the effects of lack of salaries.
Ibrahim Kale Jimoh, the CEO of Kalia Footwear Production and an ambassador of #ProudlyKWARA brand, stated that the lost of jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic is not surprising, he added that more jobs may be lost, the only solution being entrepreneurship and skills acquisition, and advised the government to support small and medium scale businesses in the state.
An Aspirant for the position of Offa local government Chair, Honourable Hamzah Abdulmajeed Dolapo who also pledged his unflinching support towards the initiative, stated that he saw the exercise as a call to humanity, he added that the plight of private school teachers in the state is quite unfortunate, he concluded by saying everyone of conscience should come to the aid of the distressed teachers.
Bellow is the registration link:
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