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FEC approves new retirement age for teachers

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), during its first meeting of the year 2021, approved a bill extending the retirement age for teachers in the country from 60 years to 65 years.

The meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, today, Wednesday, January 20, approved the bill titled; ”Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021”, and is to be sent to the National Assembly for its consideration and possible approval.

The bill if approved will move the years of service from 35 to 40 years, and it also seeks to give legal backings to new measures by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to enhance the teaching profession in the country.

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