Kogi State government has approved 65 years as the new retirement age for teachers in public primary and secondary schools in the state.
The Kogi State Information Commissioner, Kingsley FANWO, said the approval was made at the weekly executive council meeting.
The commissioner explained that the domestication of the 65years retirement age has put the state teachers at par with their counterparts at the federal level.
On her part, the State Commissioner of Finance and Economic Planning, Idris Asiru, revealed that the executive council approved the 2023 budget estimate of 172.9 billion naira.
The highlight of the meeting was the presentation of an award as the “Best Governor in Youth and Women Empowerment.”