Jubilations as FG Says Payment of N75,000 Semester Stipends to Education Students Starts by January 2022


Alt: = "President Muhammadu Buhari signing document, and Femi Agbajabiamila, Speaker of House of Reps"
President Buhari and Speaker of House of Reps, Femi Gbajabiamila during the signing of 2022 Appropriations Bill in to law. Photo used to illustrate the story

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has announced that the details of the N75,000 semester allowance which the Federal government promised to pay undergraduate students of education in federal universities and federal colleges of education will be published by January 2022, Punch reports.

This was contained was announced by the council’s Registrar, Professor Josiah Ajiboye on Wednesday,according to the Punch report.

The council boss stated that letters had already been written and the Ministry of Education was working with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund in that regard.

“The ministers involved have prepared the letters and they are working alongside with TETFund. All the necessary things have been done; the details will be unveiled in January,” Professor Ajinoye

In a bid to attract the best brains to the teaching sector, the federal government had promised to introduce stipends for education students in public universities and other tertiary institutions Your support matters. 

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had on October during the 2021 World Teachers’ Day announced his administration's plan to make the teaching profession lucrative and ensure that teachers were adequately trained, promising to pay semester stipends of N75,000 and N50,000 to education students in Nigerian and  colleges of education  respectively.

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