Borno: Gov. Shettima orders recruitment of 2,000 teachers, 300 others

Kashim Shettima
The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has given approval for immediate recruitment of two thousand teachers who will teach in more than 40 newly built and other reconstructed schools in the state.

Architect Yerima Saleh, the state’s Head of Service, in a public announcement on Saturday, said forms were already available at the State civil service commission in Maiduguri.
He explained that of the 2,000 vacancies for teachers, 800 holders of degrees especially on science subjects and the English Language as well as 200 holders of National Certificate of Education will be employed as permanent teachers.
Saleh noted that additional 1,000 persons comprising former school principals, teachers or retired civil servants interested in teaching are to be 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.
“Aside the two thousand teachers, the immediate recruitment will also include 100 admin 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 added.