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5,000 Gombe young graduates jostle for 1,000 teaching jobs

By Esther Kalu

No fewer than 5,000 young graduates are jostling to be selected for 1,000 available teaching jobs in Gombe State.

The Gombe State Teachers’ Service Commission, TSC is said to have commenced aptitude tests for the 5,000 applicants as approved by Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya.

The Chairperson of the Commission, Na’omi Maiguwa disclosed that the ongoing computer based test ( CBT) at the Gombe State University, would expected for five days from 25th-29th July 2022.

According to her, eligible candidates from the 11 local government areas of the state are expected to show the print out of their application slips, Degree and NYSC Certificates as well as letters of LG indigeneship before being admitted into the test rooms.

Speaking in Gombe, on Tuesday, the chairperson disclosed that special arrangemens have also been made for physically challenged applicants.

“It would be recalled that the Executive Governor of Gombe State, His Excellency Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya (Dan Maje Gombe), had in April this year authorised the Gombe State Teachers’ Service Commission to continue with the recruitment process which started in January 2022, of 1000 fresh teachers and the transfer from SUBEB 288 teachers whose services are urgently needed in the State senior secondary schools and technical colleges.

“The Commission had since June completed the transfer of the teachers from SUBEB to the Ministry of Education to allow for concentration on the recruitment of the 1000 fresh teachers.”

Maiguwa further expressed optimism that before the new academic year begins, both the transfered teachers and the newly recruited teachers would have been placed in the State’s senior secondary schools and technical colleges.

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