Buhari Approves New Salaries, Retirement Age for Teachers

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has said teachers will begin to enjoy the new salary structure promised by President Muhammadu Buhari from January 2022. They will also enjoy elongated years of service from 35 to 40.

Nwajiuba made the disclosure yesterday in Abuja at a symposium organised by the Ministry of Education.

The symposium is part of activities to mark the forthcoming 2021 World Teachers Day with the theme “Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery”.

The minister, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Sonny Echono, noted that work was being concluded on the enhanced salary structure.

He further disclosed work was also being concluded on other incentives promised by the president during the 2020 World Teachers’ Day.

He stressed that the other incentives ranged from allowances, housing, training, to elongated of service year from 35 to 40.

“The President has approved the enhanced salary structure and we will finish it very soon.

“The president specifically approved that it should take effect from 2022.

“We are doing all to finish it to ensure that by January 2022, teachers should get the remuneration they deserve.

“We are fast tracking the process of implementation to see that by the end of year we will be able to tell Mr President that all the incentives he has approved are ready for implementation,”he said.

-Thisdaylive

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