The Plateau Government has approved the recruitment of 4, 850 ad hoc teachers as part of efforts to address the acute shortage of teachers in the state. Prof. Mathew Sule, the Executive Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Jos.
He said that the move was to address staffing deficit that had affected the quality of education in the state. “Staffing deficit in public primary schools in Plateau has been a major concern and priority to the administration of Governor Lalong. “The Governor has approved the recruitment of 4, 850 ad hoc teachers for primary schools and we expect them in the classes very soon,” he said.