The Ebonyi State Universal Basic Education Board has uncovered a total of unqualified 4,403 primary school teachers in the state. The leader of the board’s investigating committee, Prof. Anthony Ani, stated this in Abakaliki, the state capital on Friday while presenting the committee’s report to the board.
According to him, over 9,000 teachers were screened during the exercise, out of which, 437 of them had Teacher Training II certificates. He said more than half of the population of primary school teachers in the state were without original certificates.
He said, “The board should, as a matter of urgency, compile the names of teachers, especially those who presented statements of result, testimonials, and photocopies and forward such names to acclaimed graduating institutions for verification and authentication.” Read more