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FG tells teachers to update skills to avoid sack - FG

20 May 2016, 19:48

Lagos - The Federal Government earlier today said that it was currently in the process of implementing a new regulation that would enable teachers to update their skills every two years, Punch reports.

Also read: FG explains Dasuki's continued detention

The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Onwukah, while speaking during the Nigerian Academy of Education conference, said that any teacher who failed to adhere to the two year guideline of updating their skills would get the sack.

The minister added that teaching would now be treated as a profession, instead of as a last resort for people who failed to secure lucrative jobs.

He added that this new regulation would prevent any unqualified teachers from educating Nigerian scholars.

For more on this story, visit Punch.

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