Teachers Receive Special Salary Scale, Retirement Age Reviewed From Buhari
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved a special salary scale for teachers in Nigeria. He also checked the number of years of service from 35 years to 40 years.
This was declared in Abuja on Monday, 5 October 2020 by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who represented the President on the occasion of World Teachers Day 2020.
According to the President, the new approval is to acknowledge the role of teachers in the nation-building process and to enable them to provide better service.
Buhari has therefore directed the Minister to promote the introduction of the new pay system for teachers.