The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that it will give out the sum of ₦75,000 per semester as stipend to students undergoing degree programmes in Education in public institutions across the country.
The nation’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu affirmed the information on Tuesday at the World Teachers Day celebration held at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
In a speech read by Sonny Echono, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, the minister stated that the ministry would collaborate with the state governments to ensure automatic employment for the students on graduation.
“Undergraduate students of B.Ed/B.A. Ed/BSc. Ed in Public institutions are to receive stipends of N75,000.00 per semester while NCE students will get N50,000.00 as stipends per semester.
“Federal Government should find the modality through which respective states’ governments could provide automatic employment for NCE graduates at Basic Education level.” The statement read.