Protesting teachers sack Kaduna Assembly over test

Teachers in Kaduna State under the umbrella of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) have sacked the state House of Assembly.

In the peaceful demonstration that later turned violent, the angry teachers destroyed properties within the premises of the Assembly Complex.

They are protesting the decision of the state government to conduct what it (the government) termed a competency examination which has made the state government to contemplate the sack of over 20,000 of their members who are said to have failed the test.

The state Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, posted on his Facebook page, the photographs of properties destroyed by the angry protesters.

He posted: “Kaduna Union of Teachers who were on a protest today attacked the Kaduna State House of Assembly complex, where properties were destroyed and lawmakers harassed.”

“Are these the same set of people we want to entrust the education of our children in their hands.” El -Rufai asked.

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