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Buhari elongate teachers' service years, approves increment of their salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari, has reportedly elongated Nigerian teachers' service years and as well, approved increment of their salaries.

This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, on Thursday 30th September, 2021, in Abuja at a symposium. According to him, the service years was elongated from 35 to 40. He listed other incentives such as allowances, housing, training, among others and announced that teachers will begin to enjoy increased pay from January 2022.

He added that, the President has approved the enhanced salary structure and the Federal Government would finish it very soon. "The president specifically approved that it should take effect from 2022. We are doing all to finish it to ensure that by January next year, teachers should get the remuneration they deserve. We are also fast tracking the process of implementation to see that by the end of year we will be able to tell Mr. President that all the incentives he has approved are ready for implementation," he said.

According to reports, the event was part of activities to mark the forthcoming 2021 World Teachers Day.


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