NAPTAN President urges massive recruitment of teachers

 Alhaji Danjuma Haruna, President, National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), called for a massive recruitment of teachers in the country.

Haruna who made the call on Monday while speaking newsmen in Kaduna, stated that the schools system is in dare need of qualified teachers.

He said that there is also the need equip the classrooms with extant digital learning aids enhance learning,

“As schools are set resume academic activities, there is the need have enough qualified teachers in the system.

at all levels should listen this call in the interest of the future of the upcoming generation,” he said.

The NAPTAN president expressed worries that many public schools in the country lacked teachers.

“Colleges of Education and other certified institutions in the country produce teachers annually, and the government should engage them.

“By engaging adequate number of qualified teachers, the classes will be de-congested and education quality will become better.

“It is unproductive have more 80 children in one class, something needs be done urgently,” he said.

Haruna further stated that the outbreak of COVID-19 is already triggering different challenges on the schools system.

“The emergence of these challenges requires the government evolve policy measures quality education.

He said that the insecurity in some parts of the country posed huge challenges the education sector.

The president commended the Kaduna State government for -opening schools for the 2021 academic session

“I urge the government that adequate security is provided in schools across the 23 local government of the state. (NAN)