BREAKING: Buhari approves special salary scale for teachers


To mark the World Teacher’s Day, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for Nigerian teachers.

The President has also increased  the number of years of service of teachers from 35 to 40.

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, disclosed this in Abuja on Monday during the celebration of the 2020 World Teacher’s Day. According to the minister, the new salary structure is to encourage teachers to deliver better services.

The World Teacher’s Day holds on October 5 every year all over the world to celebrate and appreciate the efforts of teachers. The theme for this year’s celebration is:  “Teachers: Leading in Crisis, Reimagining the Future”.