The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has given an update on the federal government’s plan to start giving stipends- #75000 Grant to Education students. Professor Josiah Ajiboye, the registrar of TRCN, said the details of the semester allowance will be made available to the public in January 2022.
In a bid to attract the best brains to the teaching sector, the federal government had promised to introduce stipends for education students in public universities and other tertiary institutions.
The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has said the details of the N75,000 semester allowance promised by President Muhammadu Buhari to students of education in federal universities and federal colleges of education will be out by January 2022
The council stated that letters had already been written and the Ministry of Education was working with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund in that regard, The Punch reported.
Professor Ajiboye said:
“The ministers involved have prepared the letters and they are working alongside with TETFund. All the necessary things have been done; the details will be unveiled in January.”
He also announced that education students in public institutions would have access to semester stipends of N50,000 for those in colleges of education and N75,000 for those in universities.