The Sokoto State Government on Friday constituted a committee for the implementation of Primary school Teachers’ promotion in the state.
This development is contained in a statement issued by Abbas Sanyinna, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB).
According to Sanyinna, the committee members had been inaugurated by Alhaji Altine Shehu-Kajiji, the Sokoto State Executive Chairman, SUBEB.
He quoted Shehu-Kajiji, as saying that the committee was set up to improve the welfare of primary school teachers in the state.
“Your terms of reference include: Finding out the actual number of teachers who were promoted, but without implementation and those that are due for promotion but are not promoted.
“More so, we expect the committee to also verify the teachers that have no minimum teaching qualifications with the aim of assisting them to acquire same,” the chairman said.
Shehu-Kajiji further said the committee was expected to speed up the exercise and present its report within a month.
“This is following the approval of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal for the full implementation in order for the government to fulfill its desire of supporting the teachers to reach their right positions,” he said.
He listed the committee members to include: Ahmed Rufa’I, SUBEB’s Permanent Secretary to serve as Chairman and Mubarak Waziri, its Director of Administration to serve as Secretary,
All other Directors of the board and Education Secretaries in the 23 Local Government Areas of the state will also serve as members of the committee.
Shehu-Kajiji also appreciated Tambuwal for his foresight in identifying and listening to the cries of the teachers who have remained the bedrock of the education system. (NAN)