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Osinbajo FG set to recruit 500,000 teachers – VP says

The Senior Special Assistant to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande said applicants can start applying online from Sunday.

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The Federal Government has announced that it will commence the recruitment of 500,000 teachers on Sunday, June 12, 2016.

Speaking to newsmen, the the Senior Special Assistant to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande said applicants can start applying online from Sunday.

Akande also said  “The N-Power Teacher Corps initiative which will engage and train 500,000 young unemployed graduates, is a paid volunteer programme of a 2-year duration.

“Unemployed Nigerians selected and trained will play teaching, instructional, and advisory roles in primary, and secondary schools, agricultural extension systems across the country, public health and community education-covering civic and adult education.”

Adding that “Besides their monthly take home pay estimated at about N23,000, the selected 500,000 graduates will also get computer devices that will contain information necessary for their specific engagement, as well as information for their continuous training and development.

“They get to keep the devices even after exiting from the programme.”

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo also assured Nigerians that they will not suffer under the Buhari led administration.

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