President Muhammad Buhari has approved payment of Private school teachers salaries from March
The Federal government has listened to our
request. We requested that the teachers salaries in private schools should be taken over by the government during the months of the lockdown the
President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yomi Otubela said.
In further development Otubela said, the Federal government has approved that they will take over the payment of teachers salaries.
“We also requested for a single digit loan for private schools to cushion the effect of the COVID19.
We requested for support for schools that have existing loans, that they (FG) should liase on our behalf with the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN and CBN will liase with commercial banks and other financial institutions to ensure that they give them soft landing in terms of moratorium to repay and deduction in the interest loan”.
“The proposal was sent to the Economic
Sustainability Committee headed by the Vice
President Yemi Osinbajo and it was approved by the Federal Executive Council”.
“We are already talking to them to know the
modalities for the disbursement”.
“It is only private schools registered under its association that will benefit from the
Federal government’s bailout”
President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yomi Otubela revealed