Nigerian Government To Pay Students Studying Education In Public Universities N75,000 Per Semester

As a way of encouraging more Nigerians to take up career in teaching, the Nigerian government has announced the payment of N75,000 per semester for every student of public universities studying education programmes.

Similarly, students of colleges of education are also billed to receive N50,000 per semester.

The minister of education, Adamu Adamu, made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja during the commemoration of 2021 annual World Teachers’ Day.

He said: “Undergraduate students of B.Ed/B.A. Ed/BSc. Ed in Public institutions are to receive stipends of N75,000.00 per semester while NCE students will get N50,000.00 as stipends per semester.

“Federal Government should find the modality through which respective states’ governments could provide automatic employment for NCE graduates at Basic Education level.”

Confirming the development to Premium Times in a telephone interview, the registrar and chief executive officer of the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Josiah Ajiboye, a professor, said the implementation will commence in 2022.

-Premium Times

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