The Kwara State Government has approved the employment of 4,701 teachers in the state. This was contained in a statement issued by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Yakub Aliagan.
No fewer than 22,556 ghost workers were discovered masquerading as teachers and workers in local government areas after two simultaneous verification exercises ordered by Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum.
The High Powered Committee on Verification and Biometric Data Capture of Local Education Authority Staff in Borno has disclosed that 60 per cent of primary school teachers in the state lacked requisite teaching qualifications.
At least 4,250 primary and secondary schools teachers have been recruited by the Katsina State Government from 2015 to date.