The Ogun state government has begun recruiting 1,500 teachers to fill vacant positions in state public schools. Kunle Somorin, the governor's press secretary, Dapo Abiodun, revealed in a statement that the decision to recruit more teachers was part of an effort to reorganize the education sector in that state. .
According to the statement, about 29,000 candidates applied for this job which ended Saturday. Somorin said the recruitment would be completed before the end of the year, as the state government began analyzing profiles of prospective teachers. He said: "Qualified candidates will be notified this week by SMS about the phone numbers sent via the job portal, jobs.ogunstate. gov.ng. "Job seekers have applied through the state's employment portal, open from October 27 to November 8, 2019.
Applicants who have applied for SUBEB jobs in the state have applied with a generated work identity card by applying online. "
Somorin explained that the offices of the governors' special advisers for youth empowerment and job creation, as well as for education (primary, secondary and vocational skills) had begun to match those in the database and to associate them with the requirements of the SUBEB law.
The state government had declared the state of emergency in the education sector and it was planned to rehabilitate schools in poor condition.
He pointed out that the State Government's commitment to creating environments conducive to teaching and learning has also allowed to undertake renovation and reconstruction work. of schools in the 236 neighborhoods of the state.
By the end of the week, a total of 90 schools had been set, revealed Somorin.
"Some have been rebuilt squarely while others have been renovated with roofs and furniture provided to give schools an environment worthy of the name," he said, noting that schools were distributed in such a way equal between the three senatorial districts.