13 November 2017

Nigeria: Buhari Backs El-Rufai's Planned Sack of 22,000 Kaduna Teachers

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday declared support for the primary school reform being undertaken by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna.

The governor has announced plans to sack about 22,000 teachers who failed a competency test.

The move has been condemned by labour unions in the state as well as a senator from there.

President Buhari expressed his stance at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council in Abuja.

Details later...

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