Teachers laud Buhari’s interventions, programmes

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers(NUT) has counseled President Muhammadu Buhari for efforts made at restoring the glory of Nigerian lecturers.

The Secretary-General of the union, Dr Mike Ike-Ene, gave the commendation at a symposium organised by the Ministry of Education on Thursday in Abuja.

The symposium was a part of actions marking the forthcoming 2021 World Teachers Day with the theme ‘Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery’.

Ike-Ene, who was represented by an NUT member, Okoroafor Okechukwu, famous that efforts at concluding work on the promise made to lecturers in 2020 by the President was commendable.

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers(NUT) has counseled President Muhammadu Buhari for efforts made at restoring the glory of Nigerian lecturers.

The Secretary-General of the union, Dr Mike Ike-Ene, gave the commendation at a symposium organised by the Ministry of Education on Thursday in Abuja.

The symposium was a part of actions marking the forthcoming 2021 World Teachers Day with the theme ‘Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery’.

Ike-Ene, who was represented by an NUT member, Okoroafor Okechukwu, famous that efforts at concluding work on the promise made to lecturers in 2020 by the President was commendable.

He additionally lauded the reassurance given by the Federal Government that implementation of the improved lecturers’ wage construction, elongated service years of lecturers, allowances and different incentives would start in January 2022.

According to him, the actualisation of the incentives will go a great distance in repositioning the educating occupation in addition to give lecturers the arrogance to compete globally.

“If the service years of lecturers for example is elevated and sustained at 40 years of service or 65 years of age earlier than retirement, there might be immense profit.

“Also larger motivation will increase the impetus, ego wants of lecturers and encourages them to pay attention and treasure their job.

“The educating occupation deserves its pleasure of place to draw one of the best brains.

“Where engaging circumstances exist, the misplaced glory of the occupation will little question be regained.

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reviews that President Buhari, on the commemoration of the World Teachers Day on Oct. 5, 2020, accepted a particular wage scale and a particular pension scheme for lecturers.

He additionally mentioned the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) would start to fund educating observe in universities and faculties of schooling.

He additional promised to make sure provisions for rural posting allowance, science lecturers allowance and peculiar allowance.

The president additionally promised sponsorship of at the least one refresher coaching, development of low-cost housing for lecturers in rural areas and reintroduction of bursary award.

Other guarantees are enlargement of the annual Presidential Teachers and Schools Awards and fee of stipends to Bachelor of Education college students and automated employment after commencement.

As a part of the hassle to actualise the promise, the president in June, transmitted a letter on a invoice to extend the retirement age for lecturers from 60 to 65 years.

The invoice additionally seeks to increase the years of service for lecturers from 35 to 40 years.

Meanwhile, different incentives, that are coverage issues are being labored upon by related stakeholders to make sure implementation by 2022.

He additionally lauded the reassurance given by the Federal Government that implementation of the improved lecturers’ wage construction, elongated service years of lecturers, allowances and different incentives would start in January 2022.

According to him, the actualisation of the incentives will go a great distance in repositioning the educating occupation in addition to give lecturers the arrogance to compete globally.

“If the service years of lecturers for example is elevated and sustained at 40 years of service or 65 years of age earlier than retirement, there might be immense profit.

“Also larger motivation will increase the impetus, ego wants of lecturers and encourages them to pay attention and treasure their job.

“The educating occupation deserves its pleasure of place to draw one of the best brains.

“Where engaging circumstances exist, the misplaced glory of the occupation will little question be regained.

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reviews that President Buhari, on the commemoration of the World Teachers Day on Oct. 5, 2020, accepted a particular wage scale and a particular pension scheme for lecturers.

He additionally mentioned the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) would start to fund educating observe in universities and faculties of schooling.

He additional promised to make sure provisions for rural posting allowance, science lecturers allowance and peculiar allowance.

The president additionally promised sponsorship of at the least one refresher coaching, development of low-cost housing for lecturers in rural areas and reintroduction of bursary award.

Other guarantees are enlargement of the annual Presidential Teachers and Schools Awards and fee of stipends to Bachelor of Education college students and automated employment after commencement.

As a part of the hassle to actualise the promise, the president in June, transmitted a letter on a invoice to extend the retirement age for lecturers from 60 to 65 years.

The invoice additionally seeks to increase the years of service for lecturers from 35 to 40 years.

Meanwhile, different incentives, that are coverage issues are being labored upon by related stakeholders to make sure implementation by 2022.

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