Union urges Kaduna to pay teachers’ salary arrears

Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna State Branch, has appealed to the state government to pay the six months’ salary arrears for newly recruited teachers.

The outgoing chairman of the union, Comrade Bala Ado, who made the appeal at the 6th quadrennial, 12th state delegates conference and election of officials, Monday, in Kaduna said the newly recruited teachers were facing hard times attending classes without salaries,

“No teacher can put his best at work with empty stomach, and struggling to meet up with family needs,” he said.

Speaking at the event, Governor El-Rufai,  represented by the Permanent Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Schools Quality Assurance Authority, Umma Ahmed, said government had ordered the immediate payment of the six months’ salary arrears of the newly recruited teachers.

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