Anambra State Government has commenced recruitment of five hundred teachers into primary schools across the state to enhance teaching and learning.
The Chairman, Anambra State House of Assembly committee on Basic Education, Honourable Ejike Okechukwu disclosed this during an interactive session between the committee and Head Teachers in Aguata Local Government Education Authority held at the Anambra State House of Assembly, in Awka.
House of Assembly Correspondent, Chukwuemeka Modilim, was there and reports that while addressing the Head Teachers, Honourable Okechukwu explained that the recruitment exercise would fill the gap created by some primary school teachers who have retired from active service and improve the standard of primary education in the state.
The legislator assured the Head Teachers that all the challenges they outlined hindering the progress of primary schools across the state would be tackled to the barest minimum, to uplift the standard of education in the state.
He encouraged them to remain dedicated to duty and shun all forms of sharp practices that could portray the state in bad light.
In her remarks, the Education Secretary, Aguata Local Government Education Authority, Lady Ijeabalum Obi, commended the state government performance in education sector, adding that the meeting provided an avenue for them and the committee to brainstorm on ways to sustain the state’s legendary performance in education and tackle issues bordering on teachers welfare.
In a vote of thanks, Mrs. Ebere Nwankwo from Eziagulu Primary School, Ekwulobia, thanked the committee for living up to expectations, assuring that they will follow the directives of the legislators.