In a Press statement released today, the Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia has approved a new retirement age for teachers in the state and also service lenghts too
The Statement Reads:
“Under the new approval, the new age of retirement for the teaching profession is 65 years with the length of service pegged at 40 years, depending on whichever comes first.
“With the new development, there will no longer be boundaries in the implementation of the harmonized retirement age/length of service for Education officers/Teachers.
“However, those who are not interested in elongation schemes are free to apply for retirement from the service, in line with extant Public Service Rules.
“Furthermore, the Education Officers, Teachers and the general public are to note that the Harmonized Retirement Age Law 2023, is superior to any guideline on the subject.”