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Kaduna Announces Plan To Dismiss 233 Teachers Due To Fake Certificate

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Kaduna Announces Plan To Dismiss 233 Teachers Due To Fake Certificate - Naija News 247
Kaduna Announces Plan To Dismiss 233 Teachers Due To Fake Certificate

Kaduna State has announced the plan to dismiss 233 teachers who presented fake certificates.

Kaduna Announces Plan To Dismiss 233 Teachers Due To Fake Certificate - Naija News 247
Kaduna Announces Plan To Dismiss 233 Teachers Due To Fake Certificate

Alhaji Tijjahi Abdullahi, Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (KADSUBEB), stated this at a news briefing on Thursday.

The Chairman said as part of its responsibility to ensure that all teachers actually have the qualifications they presented, the Board launched a certificate verification exercise in April 2021.

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He said the major objective of the exercise was to ensure that teachers have the requisite credentials that constitute the basic qualifications for their employment.

He said the Board verified 451 certificates by contacting the institutions that awarded the certificates in which nine of the 13 institutions contacted responded.

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“The responses from the institutions show that 233 teachers presented fake certificates. This represents 51% of the 451 certificates on which responses have been received from the awarding institutions. One institution disowned 212 of these 233 fake certificates.”

“The Board will dismiss the 233 teachers who presented these fake certificates, while their files will be forwarded to the Ministry of Justice to initiate prosecution for forgery,” he said.

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