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No Plan To Sack Teachers In Sokoto - Tambuwal

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal has assured teachers in the state that his administration will not sack them from the state civil service.
The governor gave this assurance in his address at the annual national congress of the old boys association of his Alma-mater, Government Secondary School, Dogon Daji, Leadership reports.
He, however, warned that any teacher that does not have the requisite qualifications to be in the class room will be reassigned.
Tambuwal said: “Beginning from the next budget, government will ensure continuous training and retraining of teachers to update their knowledge and make them conform to modern teaching techniques.
“Huge sums of money have been budgeted for that purpose.
“Let me announce it here that we do not plan to retrench any teacher working with the state government.
“In fact we need qualified teachers to address shortfall in numbers.
“What we will not condone in our schools are unqualified teachers who have nothing to offer our children.
“If after giving you the necessary training, we discovered that you do not have the capacity or enthusiasm to teach, we will reassign you to where your expertise if most needed.”
The governor called on the association to support his administration’s efforts to take Sokoto state to greater heights and praised the executive of the association for it encourage in the face of mounting challenges.
News Agency of Nigeria reported that Nasiru Idris emerged the president while Abdullahi Muhammed was elected secretary at the end of its congress.