Oyo State Government
Oyo State Government releases list of 5,000 newly recruited teachers

The Oyo State Government will release a list of 5000 successful candidates for secondary school teaching positions in the state on Thursday.

The Executive Chairman of the Oyo State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Pastor Akinade Alamu, announced this in an interview with Fresh FM Situation Room, a Badan-based radio station program, Fresh FM 105.9, on Thursday.

Alamu has announced that the process, which started a few months ago, has been completed for applicants for teaching staff.

He revealed that Governor Seyi Makinde has granted approval for immediate appointment of 5,000 successful candidates who have been interviewed after scaling through written test.

According to him, the list of successful candidates will be uploaded on the TESCOM recruitment portal as from today. He added that letters of appointment will be issued from next week.

Among the 5,000 successful candidates, 91 per cent are Oyo State indigenes while nine per cent are non-indigenes. Among the 300 physically challenged applicants, 150 are to be employed directly for teaching while 50 will get non- teaching positions.

For non-teaching positions, Akinade disclosed that 7,000 have been shortlisted for interview next week out of 26,000 applicants. Their oral interview is slated for next week.

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