FG to pay students studying education in public varsities N75k per semester

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FG to pay students studying education in public varsities N75k per semester

The Federal Government has approved the sum of N75,000 as stipend per semester for students undergoing degree programmes in Education in public universities in Nigeria.

FG to pay students studying education in public varsities N75k per semester

Adamu Adamu, minister of education, broke the news on Tuesday in Abuja on the occasion of this year’s World Teacher’s Day celebration.

Adamu, who was represented by Sonny Echono, permanent secretary of the ministry, said students who are undergoing National Certificate in Education (NCE) programme will also get N50,000.

He said his ministry would also collaborate with state governments to ensure those who studied education in public tertiary institutions get automatic employment upon graduation.

Also, the Nigeria Certificate in Education students will get N50,000 as stipend per semester as part of the deliberate effort of the government to attract the best brains into the teaching profession as promised by the President Muhammadu Buhari last year.

FG to pay students studying education in public varsities N75k per semester
Sanya Agunbiade

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