Anambra State Government has began recruitment of 500 teachers into primary schools across the state.
Chairman, State House of Assembly committee on Basic Education, Hon. Ejike Okechukwu made this known at the House of Assembly complex in Awka during an interactive session between the committee and Head Teachers in Aguata Local Government Education Authority.
He explained that the recruitment exercise will enhance teaching and learning and would fill the gap created by primary school teachers who have retired.
Okechukwu also gave assurance that all challenges outlined by the Head teachers hindering the progress of primary schools across the state would be tackled to the barest minimum to ensure the upliftment of education standard in the state.
He encouraged the teachers to remain dedicated to duty and shun all forms of sharp practices that could portray the state in bad light.
Education Secretary, Aguata Local Government Education Authority, Lady Ijeabalum Obi appreciated the efforts of the state government to improve the educational sector in Anambra state.
She explained that the meeting offered the teachers and the committee the opportunity to brainstorm on ways to sustain the state’s legendary performance in education and tackle issues bordering on teachers welfare.