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Pres. Buhari seeks to attract teachers to rural communities, World Teachers’ Day

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will give dynamic policies that will give stipends and start yearly maintenance benefits for teachers so as to pull in them to rural communities.

Buhari, who was represented by the Attorney General of the Federation, Justice Abubakar Malami made this known in Abuja on Saturday at the 2019 World Teachers’ Day Celebration.

He likewise said the Federal Government would work together with the states with the end goal of giving motivators to teachers, particularly in the rural areas to urge youthful talents to join the teaching profession.

“It has been expressed that teachers are one of the most persuasive powers for value, access and quality in education, this administration puts a lot of accentuation on human capital development.

“We will give more regard for preparing and re-preparing of teachers so as to upgrade their capacities for powerful service delivery,” he said.

In the interim, the Minister of Education, Adamu said the theme of the 2019 WTD was dynamically tending to a portion of the fundamental issues of teachers and education generally in the country.

Adamu, who was spoken to by the Minister of State, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said to rejuvenate the sector, there was a need to release possibilities for financial development.

He noticed that reviving the sector had offered ascend to the development of the Ministerial Strategic Plan, including that the process was course.

“Other than fortifying institutional framework in the educational system, various advances have been taken to expand get to, which is the expansion in the quantity of tertiary organizations.

“The quantities of these universities is an improvement over what it used to be.

“Give us a chance to manage as a primary concern that central to growing access to these directions are the youthful teachers who lectures in them, subsequently the earnest need to put resources into youthful teachers.

He likewise recognized the endeavors of the Teachers’ Registration Council of in quest for teachers’ professionalism through registration and licensing of teachers in an offer to fortify teacher quality.

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