World Teachers’ Day: Governor Sani pledges administration support to teachers


Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna has said his administration has embarked on interventions to improve the quality of teachers across Kaduna State.

Sani, while celebrating the 2023 World Teachers’ Day, noted that teachers’ contributions to the formation of values in society cannot be overlooked.

Sani’s assertions were contained in a press statement by Muhammad Lawal Shehu, his Chief Press Secretary, emphasising the theme of this year’s celebration, “The teachers we need for the education we want: The global imperative to reverse the teacher shortage”.

He said, “Today, on World Teachers’ Day, we celebrate our teachers who educate and shape us to become productive citizens of our great country Nigeria. As teachers and a crucial contact of authority outside the home, you are highly regarded as not only tutors but also second parents, especially at the primary and secondary levels of learning.”

Governor Sani assured teachers’ of his willingness to support and build on the capacity of teachers while improving their welfare to attract the younger generation to the noble profession.


“The 2023 theme for World Teachers Day is timely, especially, with the current dire economic realities experienced by Nigerians, now more than ever, we need the firm but loving hands of you, our esteemed teachers to circumvent these murky times, with your knowledge and expertise. I want to urge you to continue to instil the virtues of patience, diligence and contentment into our children whom we have entrusted in your care.” Governor Sani said.

He added that the Kaduna State Government has embarked on some interventions and programmes towards improving the abilities of teachers across Kaduna State.

He urged parents and other key stakeholders to raise their children and wards to respect teachers, asking for their support, prayers and protection against any form of intimidation or maltreatment against teachers, especially in the line of duty.

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