He said there are plans to employ teachers into the public service starting from level 8 as against level 7.
President Muhammadu Buhari had promised a new salary scale, among other incentives, during the 2021 World Teachers Day celebration.
Governor Seyi Makinde says his administration has recruited 5,000 additional teachers and 700 non-teaching staff.
“The committee will also develop a training and retraining framework of all Almajiri teachers in the state.”
“Integrity of the payroll of the state government is very important to us.”
Some other states have reopened schools up to secondary level, but the continued lockdown in Rivers has had a heavy impact on private school teachers.
The president also approves a special salary scale for the school administrators.