The Kaduna State government will disengage 21,780 teachers for incompetency, The Nation is reports.
Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Nasiru Umar, said at a news conference yesterday, that any teacher who failed the primary four test should approach the committee raised to look into their complaints. Their scripts could be re-marked, he added.
Of the 33,000 primary school teachers who sat for the examination, 21,780 failed.
However, the Kaduna State Executive Council approved the outcome of the competency test, and directed that 25,000 teachers be recruited.
Umar explained that applicants must have relevant certificates, including one from the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).
He reiterated that the exercise has no political undertone, saying the government’s concern was to revive education, especially in rural areas.