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Buhari approves automatic employment for tertiary institution graduates of a certain faculty.

Over the years, Nigerian teachers have continued to agitate amongst others, an increase in their retirement age, welfare and salaries.

Buhari, at the 2020 World Teachers Day celebration in Abuja, explained that the implementation of the new teachers’ salary scheme was to encourage the teachers in delivering better services

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved automatic employment for students of education upon graduation. This was disclosed by the Minister of Education to mark the Teacher’s Day Celebration in Abuja.

The Minister said that the President has also extended teacher’s retirement age to 65 and teaching service years from 35 to 40.

Buhari also approved the free tuition fee and automatic admission to the biological children of teachers. The president also directed that teachers salaries should be upwardly reviewed.The president said that the special salary scale is for basic and secondary school teachers as he also increased the retirement age of teachers from 60 to 65, and the number of years of service 35 to 40

According to him, these were parts of ongoing moves by the government to revitalize and reposition the teaching profession in the country, by introducing fundamental and far-reaching changes. This is as the president said a review of teachers’ development policies had revealed huge gaps in the quantity and quality of teachers at all levels of the nation’s education system.

Buhari said the implementation of the new policies was to attract best brains into the teaching profession and encourage teachers in delivering better services that would produce quality students who would, in turn, contribute to national development

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