Yobe NUT commissions projects to improve teachers’ welfare, productivity
Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Yobe State chapter has commissioned various projects executed by the union across the state, to improve the working condition of teachers.
During an occasion held at the NUT Secretariat, Yobe, to commemorate the 2021 World Teachers Day, Yobe state NUT Chairman, Comrade Ado Idrissa, said the celebration is focused on appreciating, assessing and improving the welfare of educators all over the world.
Comrade Idrissa disclosed that the cordial relationship between the state government and the union enabled it to meandered through many struggles and construct 12 guest rooms apartment, procure two Toyota 18-seater buses for teachers’ welfare, purchase two fairly used KVA generators, renovation of NUT conference hall and demarcation and beautification of union secretariat fencing.
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Idrissa noted that issue of shortage of teachers in Yobe state has remained a major challenge in education sector.
He stated that the Union was ever ready to partner with the state government and the ministry of basic and secondary education to move the education of the state to the next level.
Governor Buni represented by the state Commissioner Ministry of basic and secondary School, Dr Mohammed Sani Idriss, commended the efforts of primary, secondary school teachers and Principals across the state for their efforts in last year’s WAEC examination.
“Yobe which used to be at the bottom of ladder is beginning to rise up and soon the state will begin to see thousands of students with 5 credit including Mathematics and English.
“Governor Buni has mandated the ministry of basic and secondary education in collaboration with other agencies to look at the possibility of implementing the outstanding promotion of teachers in primary and secondary schools, “he said.
He said World Teachers Day provides an opportunity to take stock of development in the education sector.