Five thousand teachers and two hundred and fifty education officers have been approved to be recruited by the Osun State Government.
The decision to recruit the teachers was arrived at during the weekly State Executive Council meeting on Wednesday.
In a statement issued after the meeting and signed by the spokesperson to the Osun State Governor, Olawale Rasheed, on Wednesday, the teachers will be recruited to fill vacancies in the state teaching service.
Also, the state Commissioner for Education, Dipo Eluwole, had in an interactive session with journalists in 2022, revealed that the state was ready to recruit new teachers into the state’s public schools.
Eluwole had revealed that the state was planning to convoke an education summit at which recommendation would be implemented.
According to the statement, “The Council noted that the approval for the recruitment of teachers follows the conclusion of the need assessment which the Governor ordered last year.
The Council directed that the Ministry of Education should fast track the process of recruitment to strengthen the education system.”