The Katsina State Government has commenced the screening of 3,000 applicants who indicated interest for teaching positions in the state.
Lawal Buhari, the chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, said during the screening in Daura on Tuesday that the committee would screen the credentials of the applicants.
He said the 3,000 being screened were selected out of the 12,000 applicants that sat for aptitude test conducted recently in the state.
Mr. Buhari said 722 applicants in Daura Emirate comprising Daura, Sandamu, Mai’adua, Baure and Zango qualified for the screening.
The chairman said the screening would last for three days after which an oral interview would be conducted to determine those to be recruited for the job.
Mr. Buhari commended Gov. Aminu Masari for his efforts in promoting education through renovation of schools and provision of basic facilities.
In his remarks, the chairman of the screening committee for the zone, Mr. Na-Habu said similar committees were dispatched to other parts of the state for the exercise.
He said that 1,900 teachers would be recruited by the state government for deployment to primary and secondary schools across the state.