2020 World Teachers Day: President Buhari Approves Special Salary Scale For Teachers In Nigeria
In commemoration of World Teachers Day on Monday, October 5, a special salary scale for teachers across the nation has been approved by President Buhari. The President also increased the number of years of service for teachers to 40.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made the disclosure on Monday, October 5, 2020 in a speech he read while representing the president at the celebration of the 2020 World Teachers Day.
The Nigerian leader also increased the service years for teachers from 35 to 40 years.
According to Adamu, the implementation of the new salary scheme is to encourage teachers in delivering better service.