Education: Ekiti employs 500
Ekiti State Government has employed 500 successful candidates following the recruitment process to fill vacant positions in public secondary schools in the state.
The Permanent Secretary, Ekiti State Teaching Service Commission, Mr Mike Omolayo, said the employment letters of the successful candidates were ready for collection by the candidates.
Mr Mike Omolayo made the disclosure yesterday in a ‘public service announcement’ signed on his behalf by the Chief Information Officer, Princess Adejoke Ajayi.
According to the announcement the new teachers are expected to resume on September 18 when the new academic session begins in the state, Ajayi disclosed.
Report stated that following the approval by Governor Biodun Oyebanji for the appointment of 500 teachers into public secondary schools in the state, about 12,000 job seekers including physically challenged persons applied for the jobs which qualifying examination held at Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti followed by two other stages of oral interview and micro-teaching for successful candidates, which Omolayo said, was “for the purpose of promoting merit and ability over mediocrity.”