President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved automatic employment for students of education upon graduation.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made the disclosure on Monday, to mark the World Teacher’s Day Celebration in Abuja.

Adamu said that Buhari has also approved the extension of teacher’s retirement age to 65 and teaching service years from 35 to 40.

The president also approved free tuition fee and automatic admission to the biological children of teachers. While also approving a special salary scale for teachers in the country.

He said the implementation of the new salary scheme was to encourage teachers in delivering better service.

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