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Bauchi State govt to recruit 5,000 teachers

By The Citizen

The Bauchi State government says it would soon recruit additional 5,000 teachers to augment the services of other serving teachers in the state.

The State Chairman of the Teachers' Service Commission,TSC, Yahaya Baba who spoke in an interview with Vanguard in Bauchi said the measure was to improve the quality of education in the state.

Baba said that about 7,000 people applied for the jobs, adding that the board had already started interviewing the applicants in a bid to ensure that competent hands were employed.

According to him, the state government's decision to embark on the massive recruitment was directly connected to the growing need for educational development in the state