The newly recruited 1,000 graduate teachers under the J-Teach programme in Jigawa State have been told to work hard as their permanent appointment is based on performance.
The teachers were employed on a temporary basis.
The youth graduates have today received led by the JIgawa state governor, Malam Umar Namadi,
Governor Malam Umar Namadi of the state revealed this when he presented the teachers their contractual engagement letters in a brief ceremony at the Ahmadu Bello hall in Dutse, the state capital. on Tuesday.
The governor, who tasked the newly 1000 recruited J-Tech beneficiaries to be committed to their jobs, explained that the recruitment of temporary teachers is part of the State Government’s commitment to improving the education sector and filling the existing teacher gap in the state.
It was reported that the state has over 10,000 teachers gap emanated from massive retirement or death of teachers for many years without replacement.
Meanwhile, Governor Umar Namadi Danmodi has called for a joint effort to fight against insecurity.
He made the call while receiving the General Officer Commanding (GOC), One Divisional Headquarters Kaduna, Brigadier General G Okoro in Dutse
Governor Namadi said security is everybody’s responsibility as the menace affecting all human lives in respective of one status and offered to support the Nigerian Army and other security agencies with logistics to maintain peace and security in the state.
He, therefore, called on more signage among the security agencies in order to win the war of present insecurity in the country.
The GOC, Brigadier General G Okoro said he was in the state to familiarise with the governor who he described as an achiever.
Okoro expressed appreciation of the military over land given to the Nigerian army to construct a military barrack in the capital state.
The GOC appealed to the state government to provide accommodation for the commander of the 26 armoured brigades in the state.