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Monday, May 30, 2016

Sokoto State to employ 10,000 qualified teachers– Tambuwal

The Sokoto State Government is set to employ no fewer than 10,000 qualified teachers, says Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, ITRealms reports.

The Governor, who made this disclosure on Monday at a media chat organized to mark the 2016 Democracy Day in Sokoto, said it was part of the recommendations in a report of a technical committee he had earlier set up to advise the government on the educational sector, headed by the immediate past Vice Chancellor of Usman Dan Fodio University, Prof, Riskuwa Shehu.

Tambuwal said, “according to the committee’s report, we are short of no fewer than 10,000 qualified teachers in the state.”

Gov. Tambuwal also said that the state will cover the training and retraining of teachers in line with the global trend of making education a priority.

Stressing that the state of emergency on education already declared in the state would remain until the government achieved the desired standard. He then called on the people of the state to always complement the efforts of the government in funding education at all levels.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)/GEE

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