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KANO STATE INAUGURATES 6 MAN COMMITTEE ON PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

By Abubakar Haruna Muhammad -The Nigerian Voice, Kano
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Kano State Government has inaugurated a 6 man committee to look into the Primary School teachers backlog career progression problems over last 10 years.

Inaugurating the committee the state deputy governor Prof Hafiz Abubakar said government is very much concerned that the promotion of primary school teachers has not been implemented over 10 years.

Represented by the permanent secretary in his office Umar Muhammad Jalo, the deputy government noted no meaningful development could be achieved in education where the development of the teacher in terms of his welfare and career progression is neglected .

Prof Hafiz Abubakar who is also the commissioner of education, science and technology mandated the committee to examine and document cases of promotion of the teachers that was on holds as well as the promotions that were yet to be implemented with its cost implications .

He also charged the committee to examine reasons for the non implementation of annual salary increment and recommend modalities for consideration.

The committee will critically examine other related issues incidental to the assignment, said by the deputy governor.

adding that The committee has 3 weeks to conclude it's assignment .

The deputy governor said the committee is to be chaired by the Permanent member 1 of the State Universal Basic Education Hon. Umar Muhammad while director personnel of the Board Balarabe Hassan Karaye is to serve as Secretary.

OCorrespondent AHG report that the members of the committee were Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC)comrade Kabiru Ado Minjibir and that of National Union of Teachers Muhammad Abubakar Hambali, Abdullahi Ibrahim Gwarzo from Ministry of Education and representative of the office of Head of Service.