BREAKING: FEC approves new retirement age for teachers ●

BREAKING: FEC approves new retirement age for teachers

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has authorised a invoice extending the retirement age for teachers in the nation from 60 years to 65 years.

The FEC, throughout its first assembly of the 12 months 2021, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, authorised the invoice; Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021, to be despatched to the National Assembly for its consideration and doable approval.

The invoice additionally seeks to provide authorized backing to new measures by the present administration to boost the instructing occupation in the nation.

If authorised by the lawmakers, the retirement age of teachers will transfer from 60 years to 65 whereas the years of service will additionally transfer from 35 to 40.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this to correspondents at the finish of the council assembly, mentioned some highlights of the invoice embody the introduction of bursary award, particular rural posting allowances and different measures to draw the greatest brains to the occupation.

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