GIVE US PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS, NOT N-POWER – NUT TELLS FG

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has demanded that federal government scrap its job creation initiative, N-Power, and focus its attention on employing more qualified teachers in various schools across the country, Sahara Reporters has learnt.

The teachers’ union, Continentour.com.ng gathers, made this call to the government during its 2019 assembly of the union.

Speaking during the event, the NUT president, Nasir Idris, lamented the appointment protocols of the N-Power scheme.

Idris, who noted that government employed people without necessary qualification, said the appointment of desperate job seekers unfit for the teaching role has put the profession into the jawbone of ridicule.

His words: “There is an urgent need to recruit more teachers into our schools on a permanent basis as against the N-Power teaching program, which does not render the desired benefits and should be discontinued.

“We want something that is permanent for our profession. This N-Power is just a temporary measure and so we need the federal and state governments to recruit more teachers to man our secondary and primary schools.”

The NUT president also maintained that there were many teachers with the necessary qualification eager to be employed, urging the government to look into the right direction in terms of teachers employment for schools.

He said: “We need governments to recruit qualified teachers to man our schools rather than this N-Power programme.

If you look at the N-Power programme, people that do not have the necessary qualification for teaching have been sent to schools to teach. What are they going to teach?

“We have qualified teachers that are waiting to be employed. That is why we said government should stop that one (N-Power) let them recruit qualified teachers to manage our schools.”

Meanwhile, Continentour.com.ng previously reported that Afolabi Imoukhuede, the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on job creation and youth empowerment (APC), it was not politicised.

Imoukhuede said at a forum in Abuja on Tuesday, January 29 that the programme was one which had received the endorsement of every state governor irrespective of party affiliation.

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