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Over 12, 000 Applicants screens for 1,900 Teaching jobs in Katsina

Over 12, 000 Applicants screens for 1,900 Teaching jobs in Katsina


Reports we are getting has it that no fewer than 12, 000 applicants participated in the aptitude test and screening to fill vacancies following the retirement of 1,938 teachers in primary and secondary schools across the state.

The State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Halimatu Sa’adiyya Idris, who disclosed this while monitoring the exercise in Daura, attributed the high number of candidates to the decision of the ministry to allow everyone with requisite qualifications to write the test.

The Commissioner however revealed that in the event of equal qualifications and scores in the examination, priority would be given to those already engaged as volunteer and casual teachers by the state or local education authorities.

Leadership Newspaper reported that, according to her, the aptitude test was designed to ensure that only qualified persons would be recruited to enhance the standard of education in the state.

The move, she emphasized, was part of the restoration agenda of the present administration in the education sector and in fulfillment of the promise of Governor Aminu Bello Masari during his electoral campaign.

While commending the governor for the priority accorded to the sector under the present dispensation, she thanked security operatives for contributing to the success of the exercise in the seven centres for the examination in the state.



  1. I will like to use this medium to express my gratitude to almighty Allah who made it possible to see this time.
    I really appreciated the way our humble governor #His excellency Aminu bello masari tirelessly fulfilling his campaign promises categorically we really recommended your efforts sir.
    it’s obvious &well known with in &out side the Katsina state that you approved the replacement of class room teacher with in Katsina state .we hard it from you “saying the candidate should come under the fallowing umbrella #casual, fer time, volunteer ,as you promise to them initially but unfortunately isn’t as you directed sir they have replaced all the eligible volunteers candidate’s with The names of their families and relatives which is injustice to the high order.
    we ar appealing to our humble governor sir to investigate this matter as it’s your legitimate right to investigate Sir
    however before the existing of this elected present administration then when we were saying #SAI MASARI as our political slogan #those people that hijack our chances and right with their selfish interest ar saying #SAI NASHUNI #
    WE ar appealing to you sir to kindly investigate the matter

    May almighty Allah continue guide you and protect you make you victorious to your enemies long life and prosperity.


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