New salary structure for teachers’ll create crisis – Wike

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The Rivers , Nyesom Wike, said on Monday that the structure for teachers announced by the Federal Government would create for the country’ educational system.


Wike stated this during a courtesy visit on him by representatives of the Board of the of Medical Sciences, University, at the Government , Port Harcourt.


Wike in a statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, quoted as saying that while it good give teachers a salary scale, it also important not politicise such a sensitive issue.

The governor pointed out that it “good give teachers special attention because of their strategic role in the society but such policy be properly implemented.”

He said, “The clamour for a revenue formula by states has not received any attention by the Federal Government despite the obvious need for the review; they are rather imposing a financial burden on the states without consulting them.”

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Wike said administration will basic that will the of Medical Sciences of the state university of the best in the country.


Earlier, the Pro-chancellor and of the Governing Council of the University, Justice Iche Ndu, thanked the governor for support to the institution, saying the had qualified staff members.