The Executive Chairman, Kwara State Teaching Service Commission, Mall Bello Tahueed Abubakar has warned the newly engaged teachers to desist from lobbying to be retained in urban areas in any part of the state.
Rather, he advised them to be ready to serve in any part of the state, stressing that the present administration would never condone any act of insubordination and flouting its directive.
This warning was contained in a statement by the Press Secretary of the commission, Mr Peter Amogbonye, on Wednesday in Ilorin.
Alhaji Bello, in his remarks, while addressing the newly engaged teachers at the commission’s premises, told them that their appointment letters indicated that they would serve for six years before they could seek for transfer.
According to the statement, “You have to be warned and desist from lobbying to be retained in urban areas because your appointment letters read that you will spend six years in a station where you will be posted before you can seeking for transfer”.
The Chairman, therefore, enjoined them to reciprocate the kind gesture of Governor AbdulRazaq by being committed and dedicated to their jobs.
He praised the governor for fulfilling his electioneering campaign promises of restoring the lost glory of education in the state,stressing that the education sector under the governor is witnessing ‘a new dawn’.
Speaking on behalf of the new teachers, Danjuma Nafisat Jibola, appreciated the Governor of Kwara State for creating level playing ground that ensures their engagement, saying that majority of them had been wandering at home for years doing nothing.
She prayed for God’s guidance and wisdom for the Governor in pilloting the affairs of the state to the promised land.