Yobe State moves to tackle dearth of teachers


The newly recruited 90 diploma and degree holders have been posted to Science and Technical Schools Board (STSB) and Teaching Service Boards (TSB) by the Yobe State Government to tackle the dearth of teachers and technicians in the civil service commission.

This was disclosed recently in Damaturu by the Yobe State Head of Service (H0S), Dauda Yahaya, while speaking on the dearth of teachers and technicians in the state’s civil service commission.

He said that candidates that have applied for various job opportunities with the Yobe State Government should check with the office of the Head of Service at Governor’s Office for details and guidance.

He further disclosed that Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has also approved the appointment of Prof. Babagana Ahmed as Provost of the newly established College of Medical Sciences of the Yobe State University (YSU), Damaturu.

Until his appointment, Prof. Ahmed was an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialist with the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH).

Other appointments approved by the governor for the Yobe State University, included Dr Mahmood Kayode, an associate Professor from the University of Ilorin to the Faculty of Law of the Yobe State University; Dr. Yagana Babakura Imam as senior lecturer in YSU’s Business Administration Department and Dr Abubakar Bukar Kagu, a chief magistrate with the State Ministry of Justice, as senior lecturer in the Yobe State University’s Civil Law Department.

He hinted that Governor Gaidam has also approved the appointment of Alkali Umara Usman as Provost of the College of Agriculture, Gujba. He said Usman was acting provost of the College before his appointment as substantive provost of the institution.

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