The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who represented Buhari, said the new salary scheme is to motivate teachers for greater productivity and effectiveness, as well as to encourage teachers in delivering better service.
The World Teachers’ Day is co-convened every year by UNESCO, UNICEF, the International Labour Organization and Education International.
According to UNESCO, this year’s World Teachers’ Day is meant to celebrate teachers with the theme “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future”
The World Teachers’ Day has been held annually on October 5 since 1994 to commemorate the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.
This burgeoning new platform also recalls that the federal government has also approved October 11 as reopening date for all Unity Schools in Nigeria.