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Buhari Approves Stipends For Education Students, Automatic Employment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of stipends to Bachelor of Education students, as well as granting them automatic employment after graduation.

The payment of stipends to Bachelor of Education students as well as granting them automatic employment after graduation is now a federal government policy, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said.

He said this in Abuja at the commemoration of the World Teachers Day on Monday.

President Muhammadu Buhari has also approved a special salary scale for teachers in the country.

He also increased the number of years of service from 35 to 40.

The education minister, Mr Adamu, who represented President Buhari, said the implementation of the new salary scheme was to encourage teachers in delivering better service.

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