By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Government has reinstated 129 public primary school teachers, unlawfully sacked by the previous administration of late Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran stated this on Wednesday, while congratulating the reinstated teachers.
Dr. Adeniran said already, the state
Executive Council has approved a total of 129 officers wrongly dismissed by the Oyo State Government between 2011 and 2019 for reinstatement.
According to the SUBEB Chairman, the reinstatement will be subjected to agreeing not to demand for arrears payment for the period they were away which the state converted to leave of absence.
Dr Adeniran on behalf of the reinstated teachers lauded Governor Makinde for his kindness and selfless consideration in administrating the state.
The SUBEB Chairman emphasized that the recent reinstatement of the 129 school teachers who were fired by the previous administration, ” is a symbolic achievement that cannot be neglected.”
“This is a plus for the education sector. Apart from being an addition to the dwindling number of teachers in the public primary sector, thousands of family dependents who have been subjected to untold economic hardship due to the layoff of their breadwinners will now have a new lease of life”, he said.
Calling on teachers in the state to reciprocate Governor Makinde’s gesture, through commitment to duties and redoubling their dedication to work.
He then tasked the reinstated teachers to key into the Governor Seyi Makinde-led administration’s goal to change the narratives in the education sector of the state.