Member representing Bende Federal Constituency and Spokesperson of the House of Representatives has extended his best wishes to teachers of Bende, Nigeria, and across the globe in celebration of World Teachers Day, today, October 5, 2022.
In an appreciation message by the Spokesperson, he highlighted that the teaching profession is a fundamental one to the growth of society and this occasion presents an opportunity to reflect on their value as well as appreciate them for all the good work they do building lives and ensuring the sustainability of the education system in the society.
Rep. Kalu who was called up by the Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila during the Plenary session today to celebrate the teachers who taught him during his school days seized the opportunity to mention a few names of his teachers from primary school to the university celebrating them for their sacrifices. He urged teachers to remain faithful in their call to service regardless of any difficulties they may face adding that posterity will indeed reward them while calling for a review of their remuneration.
The lawmaker also mentioned that the House of Reps in recognition of the importance of teachers in an effective education is committed to pursuing a resolve between FG and the leadership of ASUU to bring an end to the ongoing strike.
The Representative acknowledged the efforts of teachers in the Bende Federal Constituency for raising outstanding students who meet global standards while encouraging them to do more, he added that they will surely be rewarded in due time.