The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has given Nigerian teachers the best gift on their day, “the International Teachers Day”.
Buhari approved automatic employment for education graduates, fixed a special salary scale for them, and increased their service year from 35 to 40 years.
This was made known by the Minister of Education to mark the Teacher’s Day Celebration in Abuja.
The Education Minister said that Buhari has also extended teacher’s retirement age to 65 and teaching service years from 35 to 40.
President Buhari also approved free tuition fee and automatic admission to the biological children of teachers, and also directed that teachers salaries should be reviewed upwardly.