New Ekiti teachers’ employment letters ready – TESCOM

*To resume September 18

By John Odunjo

Ekiti State Government has said that the employment letters of the 500 newly recruited teachers for public secondary schools are ready for collection by the successful candidates.

The Permanent Secretary, Ekiti State Teaching Service Commission, Mr Mike Omolayo, urged the successful candidates to come for the collection of their letters on Monday.

Omolayo made the disclosure on Sunday in a ‘Public service announcement’ signed on his behalf by the Chief Information Officer, Princess Adejoke Ajayi.

It reads, “Following the recent release of the lists of successful candidates recruited into the teaching service by the Ekiti State TESCOM, successful candidates who have completed their documentation processes are hereby directed to collect their letters of appointment at TESCOM, Ado Ekiti on Monday 11th September, 2023 by 10am.

The new teachers are expected to resume on September 18 when the new academic session begins in the state, Ajayi disclosed.

Recall that following approval by Governor Biodun Oyebanji for the appointment of 500 teachers into public secondary schools in the state, about 12,000 job seekers including physically challenged persons applied for the jobs which qualifying examination held at Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

The qualifying examination was followed by two other stages of oral interview and micro teaching for successful candidates, which Omolayo said, was “for the purpose of promoting merit and ability over mediocrity. The commission was poised to engage the best hands for the jobs among the teeming unemployed graduates”.

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