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BREAKING: Jubilation As Nigerian Government Approves New Retirement Age For Teachers

BREAKING: Jubilation As Nigerian Government Approves New Retirement Age For Teachers

Information reaching Ibom Focus says that there was serious Jubilation As Government Approves New Retirement Age For Teachers

Teachers in the FCT will be able to retire at 65 years old, according to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).

According to The Whistler The administration has also set a limit of 40 years of service.

This was revealed in a notice given to teachers on Tuesday, which our correspondent saw.

An approval for the 65 years new retirement age/40 years of service for Teachers in FCT have just been handed over to NUT FCT Chairman, by the DHRM of FCTA on behalf of the Hon. Minister of FCT.

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Congratulations to the Teachers in FCT,” the notification reads.

Retirement Age For Teachers

The development is on the backdrop of a bill sent to the National Assembly by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on June 2, 2021.

The bill sought to harmonize teacher’s retirement age and years of service including an improved remuneration package.

The House of Representatives subsequently passed the bill on November 10 and the development drew commendation from authorities of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT)

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