President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers and has increased years of service for educators from 35 to 40.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced this on Monday in a speech delivered on behalf of the President in commemoration of World Teacher’s Day.
Mr. Adamu stated that the gesture is aimed at encouraging teachers to give their best.
According to the minister, President Buhari also increased the number of service years for teachers from 35 to 40.
World Teachers’ Day is also known as International Teachers Day, is an international day held annually on October 5.