By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Registrar and Chief Executive, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, (TRCN), Professor Segun Ajiboye on Tuesday hinted that only teachers that registered with the council will be qualified to go to Liberia for teaching appointment.
Professor Ajiboye dropped this hint in Ibadan while speaking with newsmen at the University of Ibadan
The TRCN Registrar pointed out that as at present, Nigeria can afford to give Liberia more than 6,000 qualified professional teachers requested for by the Liberia government to develop the educational sector of Liberia.
He disclosed that the recent request by the Liberia government for professional teachers from Nigeria was a signal of the international recognition of the quality that a Nigerian Teacher is made of.
According to Professor Ajiboye , TRCN has registered 2million qualified and certified professional teachers and that only those certified by the Council shall be processed for such transnational request.
Speaking further the TRCN Registrar said the council has a standing Memorandum of Understanding with the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps consequent upon which no Teacher can be sent out to teach without being qualified, registered and duly licensed by TRCN.
He maintained that TRCN has achieved in the area of Teacher information System (TIS), and School Monitoring Project in Six states added that it was heart-warming that Nigeria Teachers are valued internationally saying the Council will not rest on its oars to ensure that teachers become truly professional to improve their worth.