12, 000 teachers up for promotion in Ogun State

The Ogun State Government Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) has earmarked at least 12,000 teachers for promotion as it begins the promotion exercise across the Three Senatorial District of the State.

The Commission Chairman, Evang. Olalekan Ifede, explained in a media briefing in Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, one of the venues of the exercise, that the promotion would motivate them for better performance.

Ifede expressed satisfaction with the ongoing process, advising teachers to be confident, when responding to questions being asked by the interviewers, saying “the State government is ready to promote all of you, but you should reciprocate the benevolent gesture towards your upliftment, by imparting quality knowledge on students and ensuring you make positive contributions to academic excellence in the State”.

He admonished the teachers not to limit themselves to their specialisation alone, but also be acquainted with other professional fields.

“Do not forget that your students will imitate you, because you are role models and symbols of emulation”, he stated.

In his remark, Permanent Secretary in the Commission, Mr. Johnson Odeyemi, disclosed that it was imperative for teachers across all levels to go through the interview process to enable them to appreciate the value of getting to the top echelon of their career.

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