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Nasarawa to sack 1,251 unqualified teachers


The Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (NSUBEB) is set to sack no fewer than 1,251 teachers over the non-possession of requisite teaching qualification, a press release signed by the public relations officer of the board, Gana Lawal Ahmed, said on Friday.

NSUBEB’s executive chairman, Mohammed Dan’azimi, who inaugurated a seven-man implementation committee on Friday in Lafia, the state capital, said the disengagement of the teachers, spanning across primary schools in the state, is in line with the federal ministry of education directives.

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Dan’azimi, who was represented by the secretary of the board, Hajia Hashiya Ahmed, explained that the committee has been given the mandate to take every necessary step to ensure that, the affected teachers are registered with National Teachers Institute (NTI) and Collage of Education Akwanga to obtain requisite teaching qualification.

He reiterated that in carrying out the teaching profession in Nasarawa State, there will be no tolerance for quackery, just as no teacher will be allowed to teach in any of our primary schools without a requisite teaching qualification.

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In his remarks, the implementation committee and Director, planning, Research and Statistics, NSUBEB, Mal. Isah Eyah, promised to justify the confidence reposed on them.

It will be would be recalled that the Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu warned unqualified teachers to either acquire a requisite qualification or disengage from the teaching profession on or before December 31, 2019.

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The composition of implementation committee members are, Director, Planning, Research and Statistics SUBEB to served as chairman, Education Secretary Karu member, State NUT chairman member, other committee members include State AOPSHOP secretary member, State NAPTAP secretary member, State NASU Chairman member and SUBEB Zonal Officer, Lafia Secretary.