President Muhammadu Buhari has given Nigerian teachers the best gift on their day, the International Teachers Day, he approved a special salary scale for them, and increased their years of service from 35 to 40 years. He also approved automatic employment for education graduates.
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.