Anambra State Government has kickstarted the recruitment of 500 teachers into primary schools across the state to enhance teaching and learning.
This was disclosed by the Chairman, State House of Assembly committee on Basic Education, Hon. Ejike Okechukwu at the House of Assembly complex in Awka during an interactive session between the committee and Head Teachers in Aguata Local Government Education Authority.
According to him, the recruitment exercise would bridge the gap created by primary school teachers who had retired from active service, while also improving the standard of primary education in the state.
Thus, he assured that all challenges outlined by the Head teachers hindering the progress of primary schools across the state would be addressed to ensure the upliftment of education standard in the state.
Okechukwu, however, urged the teachers to remain dedicated to duty and shun all forms of sharp practices that could portray the state in a bad light.
Responding, Education Secretary, Aguata Local Government Education Authority, Lady Ijeabalum Obi praised government’s performance in education sector.
She explained that the meeting offered the teachers and the committee the opportunity to brainstorm on ways to sustain the state’s legendary performance in education and tackle issues bordering on teachers welfare.
In a vote of thanks, Mrs. Ebere Nwankwo from Eziagulu Primary School, Ekwulobia appreciated the committee for living up to expectations. She pledged the teachers’ preparedness to follow the lawmakers’ directives.