80 percent of Nasarawa teachers are incompetent – Commissioner

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Umar Muhammed, Lafia

Nasarawa State Government on Monday says over eighty percent of its teachers in the state are incompetent to teach in public schools in the state.

Governor Tanko Al-Makura made the statement at the opening ceremony of two days curriculum review for Colleges of Education, at the College of Education, Akwanga in Akwanga local government of the state.

Al-Makura, who was represented by the state commissioner for education, Mr. Ahmed Tijjani-Aliyu, lamented over the rot in the educational sector across the country.

The state governor, however, said  his administration has no plans to sack the incompetent teachers, insisting “We will train and retrain them to meet up with the required standard.”

The governor, however, urged colleges of education in the country to intensify more efforts in the training of teachers.

He applauded TETFUND, for its immense…



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