There are strong indication that successful applicants into the Oyo State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) may receive their appointment letters before the end of the year, just as the commission commences oral interview for the applicants.
The commission’s chairman, Pastor Akin Alamu disclosed this on Monday while speaking on the ongoing oral interview for intending teachers in the state.
The TESCOM boss said the commission is working tirelessly to ensure credible teachers are employed to add more value into the education sector in the state.
Alamu reiterated that there will not be chance for any candidate who score below 50 or missed the Computer Based Test to partake in the interview.
He also revealed that out of thousands of applicants who applied for the teaching job, only 900 candidates were qualified.
Also speaking, the Executive Assistant to the Governor Seyi Makinde on Administration, Reverend Idowu Ogedengbe described the exercise as a step towards improving the standard of education in the state.
He said Makinde is passionate about bringing much needed development to the education sector through appointment of qualified teachers.
In their separate contributions, the Permanent Secretary, TESCOM, Mrs Grace Oderinde and Chairman Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in the state,Comrade Samson Adedoyin said the oral interview for intending teachers became necessary so as to rejig the education system in the state.