We will verify certificates of 25,000 new teachers – Kaduna Board

Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, has said the certificates tendered by the applicants for the recruitment of 25,000 qualified teachers to replace the 21,780 disengaged incompetent teachers will be verified to fish out fake ones.

The Executive Chairman of the board, Malam Nasiru Umar, stated this at a news briefing on the recruitment of teachers and way forward in Kaduna on Thursday.

He vowed that there would be no compromise in the ongoing exercise, saying that the data entries and analysis were made and the name of the shortlisted candidates of 24,979 applicants were released.

SUBEB boss explained that oral interview for the new teachers were conducted and completed in 36 centres across the state, adding that the exercise was monitored by Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, and Permanent Secretary.

Umar explained, “SUBEB directors and members of SUBEB board and the team of the interviewers were five man committee each. Members were drawn from Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (ESSPIN-TDP), Education Data Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN),Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Teachers Service Board (TSB), Civil Service Commission (CSC),Seasoned Educationists. The interview covered these areas: General knowledge, Personal trait, reading/writing, Comprehensive and self expression.

“A technical committee will do the selection of successful candidates to be vetted by the main committee. The list will then be released to the 23 LGEAS for posting to our public primary schools,” Umar said.

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