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12 states employed 23,092 teachers in 2023

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The National Union of Teachers in a document made available to news men on Tuesday, has disclosed that only 12 out of the country’s 36 states employed teachers in state-owned primary and secondary schools in 2023
Analysis of the data revealed that 23,092 teachers were employed during the period, listing the states with the highest number of recruited teachers in 2023 as Adamawa, Akwa-Ibom, Anambra, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ekiti, Kano, Lagos, Nasarawa, Niger and Ogun
In an interview with newsmen, The National President of the NUT, Titus Amba has expressed concerns about the shortage of teachers, adding that many governors ignored the advice of the union that retired teachers should be replaced with new ones.
Similarly, The Registrar of Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, Josiah Ajiboye, recently raised concerns over what it described as the shortage of qualified teachers in the country, stating that the shortage was more pronounced in rural areas of the country exacerbating educational inequality.

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