The Katsina State government has finally bowed to pressure and succumbed to the State House of Assembly’s directive earlier on that upcoming
screening exercise of teachers scheduled to hold between 1st May to 3rd
May be suspended.
This is contained in a statement issued by the ministry’s public relation officer (PRO) Alhaji Salisu Lawal Kerau.
The statement reads that:
“The general public is hereby informed that
the screening exercise for replacement of teachers which was earlier
scheduled to hold from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd May, 2017 has been
The statement continued that: “A new date would be announced later.
Recall that the Katsina state house of Assembly had
earlier directed the state ministry of education to suspend the upcoming
screening exercise scheduled for the recruitment of over 1900 teaching
jobs across the state. According to the directives, the exercise will be
averted pending to the time when a committee constituted for
investigation submit it report to the house.
According to the lawmakers, the action taken was based on the series
of complains received from the constituents that misappropriations were
recorded during the selection process.