Governor Shettima orders immediate recruitment of 2,000 teachers, 300 others
Governor Shettima of Borno State
The Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima has given approval for immediate recruitment of 2000 teachers who will work in more than 40 newly built and other reconstructed schools, the state’s Head of Service, Architect Yerima Saleh, has announced.
In a statement emailed to Apex News, Saleh, in a public announcement, said forms are already available at the state civil service commission in Maiduguri which applicants can obtain and apply within a deadline of two weeks.
He explained that of the 2,000 vacancies, 800 holders of degrees especially on science subjects and English Language as well as 200 holders of National Certificate of Education will be employed as permanent teachers.
He noted that additional 1,000 persons comprising former school principals, teachers or retired civil servants interested in teaching are to engaged as volunteer teachers who will also be paid “reasonable remuneration.”
The recruitment is to be made through a partnership between the State Government, the World Bank and the European Union through a post insurgent rebuilding intervention identified by Governor Shettima, the head of service also said.
Aside the teachers, the immediate recruitment will also include 100 administrative officers, 100 engineers and 100 nurses, midwives and other health workers, all of whom are expected to be graduates of various areas for between grade levels 10-13 middle cadre staff, Saleh further said.