The Plateau state government has allegedly sacked nothing less than 122 primary school teachers.
This was announced yesterday by the Chairman of Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof. Mathew Sule
The teachers were alleged to have secured employment with fake certificates.
Sule said this was exposed during a screening programme conducted in the state.
He said; “In line with the directives by the TRCN that teachers without requisite qualifications should be disengaged, we conducted a series of screenings for our teachers.
“Of the over 15, 000 teachers in the 2,537 public primary schools in Plateau, we discovered that 122 presented fake certificates to us.
“We followed all due process, including visiting the schools they claimed they graduated from and found they did not attend those schools.”
Meanwhile, Two pregnant women and three children have been rescued by Police in Cross River State at obot Udonna Village in Akampka Local Government Area of the state.
The factory which was busted in the early hours of today, was confirmed by the Commissioner of Police, Abdulkadir Jimoh.
Jimoh stated that they acted based on intelligence tip-off, which they followed.
He said they secured the arrest the operator of the baby factory, Imaobong Asuquo.
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Source: Naija News