By Attach Adgidzi Lafia
The Nasarawa state Government has engages the services of about 40 teachers into the newly established Comprehensive Special School in Lafia.
The state Commissioner for Special Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Jonathan Ayuba disclosed this in an interview with the Newsmen in Lafia Wednesday.
He said that out of 135 candidates applied and interviewed, only 40 candidates were selected base on merit, experience and speciality.
He added that the selected candidates were screen by panel comprising of five Professors, State Universal Education Board, Teachers Service Commission among others to avoid bridge of the recruitment exercise.
He explained that the ministry has already stated issuing appointment latter’s to the successful candidates for proper commencement of academic activities.
According to him, the qualified candidates have degree in various fields of special education, and soon afterward, the next phase of employment will take place with emphasis on supporting staff.
“The staff would be properly trained in line with the curriculum of the school,” he added.
He therefore assured members of the public that the school would maintain high academic standard.
It would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the Comprehensive Special School in Lafia when he visited the state recently in March this year.