President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers.
Buhari who was represented by the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu stated this in Abuja on Monday on the occasion of the 2020 World Teachers Day.
He has also approved a review of number of years of service from 35 to 40.
With the directives it means that teachers can stay up to 40 years in service.
President Buhari instructed the Minister to facilitate the implementation of the new teachers salary scheme adding that the essence is to encourage the teachers in delivering better service.