President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers and has increased years of service for educators from 35 to 40.
The approval coincided with commemoration of the World Teachers Day on October 5.
He also increased the number of years of service from 35 to 40.
Buhari stated these in Abuja on Monday during celebration of the 2020 World Teachers Day.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced this on Monday in a speech delivered on behalf of the President in commemoration of World Teacher’s Day.