President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers. The President has also increased the years of service for teachers from 35 to 40 years.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced this on Monday in a speech he read while representing the President at the celebration of the 2020 World Teachers Day in Abuja on Monday.
The 2020 theme of the World Teachers’ Day is Teachers: Leading in Crisis, Reimagining the Future.
The Minister said the implementation of the new salary scheme is to encourage teachers in delivering better service.