President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers across the country.
Muhammadu Buhari stated this on Monday in Abuja during the celebration of the 2020 World Teachers Day. He also increased the number of years of service from 35 to 40.
The approval coincides with the commemoration of the World Teachers Day on October 5.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who represented Buhari, said the new salary scheme is to motivate teachers for greater productivity and effectiveness.