The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers in the country. He also reviewed their number of years of service from 35 years to 40 years.
This was disclosed in Abuja on Monday, 5th October 2020 by the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu, who represented the President during the occasion of the 2020 World Teachers Day.
According to the President, the new approval is in recognition of the roles of teachers in nation-building and to encourage them in delivering better service.
Buhari has accordingly instructed the Minister to facilitate the implementation of the new teachers’ salary scheme.