The Kaduna state government is set to organise another competency test for teachers in the state. This time around, it would be for public secondary school teachers in the state.
The state governor, Nasir el-Rufa’i disclosed this on Twitter on Sunday.
According to him,the state is committed to restoring the integrity of the teaching profession.
The last one conducted for primary school teachers led to the disengagement of about 23,000 teachers who failed primary exams administered on them.
El-Rufai also revealed that state government has decided to pay urban teachers twenty seven and half percent higher than average civil servants and rural teachers thirty two and half percent higher to attract the best
His words: “We are doing our best to restore the integrity of the teaching profession. We have finished tests for primary school teachers and we are going to administer competency tests for secondary school teachers”