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Ebonyi Government Approves Extension Of Teachers’ Retirement Age

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Francis Nwifuru, has greenlit an extension of the retirement age and length of service for teachers in the state, elevating it from 35 years to 40 years.

This announcement came through a statement signed by his Special Assistant on New Media, Leo Ekene-Oketa.

According to the statement, teachers in Ebonyi State will now be able to continue serving until the age of 65 years, with a corresponding adjustment in the length of service to 40 years, effective immediately.

The decision to extend the retirement age and length of service for teachers reflects the state government’s steadfast dedication to investing in human capital development.

The governor’s spokesperson highlighted that by retaining experienced teachers in the workforce for a longer period, the quality of education is anticipated to witness a significant improvement. This move aims to enhance the overall academic performance and future prospects of students across the state.

“This extension not only acknowledges the invaluable experience and expertise that seasoned educators bring to the table but also recognizes their unwavering dedication and commitment to shaping the minds of future generations,” the statement concluded.

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