The Federal Government Council, FEC, handed a invoice on Wednesday that raises the retirement age for lecturers in Nigeria from 60 to 65.
The FEC, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, authorised the undertaking; Harmonized Retirement Age Act for Academics, 2021 and despatched to the Nationwide Meeting for consideration and approval.
Schooling Minister Adamu Adamu revealed this to State Home correspondents after the assembly.
Academics’ retirement age will rise from 60 to 65, whereas years of service will even rise from 35 to 40 if the invoice is authorised by the Nationwide Meeting.
Adamu stated the undertaking would offer authorized help for brand new measures by the present authorities to enhance the educating career within the nation.
The minister additionally listed the introduction of scholarships, particular rural detachment allowances and different measures akin to some highlights of the invoice.