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Enugu approves recruitment of additional teachers


The Enugu State government has approved and directed the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit additional 1,500 primary school teachers to enhance basic education in the state and approved N252, 456,917.67 for the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) for the re-accreditation of the institution’s courses whose prior accreditation expired.

Briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council’s meeting, Commissioner for Education, Uche Eze, disclosed that the basic requirement for the recruitment is NCE, adding that candidates must have teaching background and would accept to reside and teach in the rural communities.

On IMT, Eze stated that the fund was approved sequel to a presentation by the governing council and management of the institution, which informed the EXCO on the need for the re-accreditation of the courses on the premise that “when a course is accredited, after five years, that course needed re-accreditation”.

Commissioner for Gender Affairs and Social Development, Princess Peace Nnaji, stated that the state government has approved the establishment of 12 courts to deal with issues that concern the implementation of the Child Rights Law, adding that the council also approved the appointment and inauguration of people of integrity as members of a committee that will drive cases that are related to adoption and fostering in the state.

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