FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BEGINS IMPLEMENTATION OF 65-YEARS RETIREMENT AGE FOR TEACHERS, 40-YEARS PENSIONABLE SERVICE
Written by Website Admin on September 26, 2022
The Minister of Education, ADAMU ADAMU, says the implementation of the 65 years retirement age for teachers in public schools as well as 40 years of pensionable service has commenced.
The Minister confirmed the development in his office, where he noted that the new policy among other things is holistic in nature and meant to address career path, remuneration which militated against the profession in the past.
ADAMU, represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr. DAVID ADEJO, also unveiled the activities lined up for the 2022 World Teachers Day, with its theme: “The Transformation of Education Begins With Teachers”.
The event is commemorated annually on the 5th of October.
The Education Minister said this year’s event highlights the importance of empowering teachers for the effective transformation of education to ensure quality teaching and learning as well as stimulate technological advancements to meet the ever-changing needs for national growth and development.