From: Femi Oyelola, kaduna
The Chairman, Nigeria Union of Teachers,( NUT) Kaduna state wing, Ibrahim Sirajo, has urged teachers in the state to commit themselves to their duties so as to justify the huge investments being made in the sector by the government.
Sirajo made the call during the 2019 World Teachers’ Day celebration held in kaduna at the weekend.
According to him, the state government has been making efforts to upgrade schools facilities to enhance teaching and learning, “as such teachers must also put extra efforts to impart qualitative education to students”.
The NUT chairman, however, called on Governor Nasiru El-Rufai to pay the new teachers he recruited.
“We express gratitude to Kaduna state government for being the first to implement the N30,000 minimum wage, part of us, the secondary school teachers, have started enjoying the increase already.
“We have been assured that primary school teachers would also receive their payment soon, we appreciate the government.
“Teachers in the state are putting in their best towards qualitative education in the state .
“As a Union, it’s not only about the welfare of teachers but also for the development of education in the state.
“We called teachers to be good ambassadors and urged Kaduna state government to pay the salaries of the teachers on their pay rolls ”
In his remark Executive Chairman, Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board, Malam Abdullahi Sani, said the day was set aside globally to bring teachers together and share experiences with a view to move the education sector forward.