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Borno saves N3.19b from teachers’ screening

By Njadvara Musa, Maiduguri
31 December 2020   |   3:09 am
Chairman of Borno State Teachers Verification Committee (BTVC), Dr. Shettima Kulima, has said that the teachers’ screening exercise save the state N3.19 billion in wages in a year.

Chairman of Borno State Teachers Verification Committee (BTVC), Dr. Shettima Kulima, has said that the teachers’ screening exercise save the state N3.19 billion in wages in a year.

He added that 60 per cent of teachers were not qualified to teach in schools.

Kulima disclosed this at the weekend while submitting his report to Governor Babagana Zulum at Government House, Maiduguri.

According to him, out of the 26,250 teachers screened, only 10,103 possessed the requisite teaching qualifications.