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Adeleke lists new retirement age conditions for teachers in Osun

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Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has reiterated enforcement of accredited tips as a situation to take pleasure in the brand new retirement age of 65 years outdated and size of service of 40 years for academics in Osun public colleges.

That is contained in a round issued by Mr Ayanleye Aina, the Osun State Head of Service, on Tuesday in Osogbo.

Based on the round, these concerned about having fun with the brand new elevated retirement age should adjust to the rules, which embrace being throughout the training cadre recognised within the scheme of service.

The rule of thumb additionally stipulates that the officer should be registered with the Lecturers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, be medically match as ascertained by a certified medical physician and never be underneath any disciplinary motion.

It additionally stated that the eligible officer could be required to use six months earlier than she or he attains the age of 60 years or 35 years of service, whichever was earlier.

Amongst others, the rules additionally state that the appliance should be endorsed by the top instructor or principal of the eligible officer and addressed to the Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry of Training.

It, nevertheless, states that the interval of extension isn’t pensionable, and directs the Ministry of Finance and the State Common Primary Training Board, SUBEB, to cease the fee of salaries to these already having fun with the brand new retirement age with out fulfilling the circumstances.

The round reads: “I want to seek advice from our Circulars Ref. Nos. SMD.61/VOL.III/36 dated thirty first Might 2022 and SMD.61/Vol.IV/52 dated twentieth October 2023 on the above topic. I reiterate that the circumstances said within the aforementioned circulars nonetheless subsist.

“Consequently, all these already having fun with the brand new retirement age and size of service with out fulfilling the mandatory conditions have, by this round, ceased to take pleasure in such advantages till compliance with the Circulars.

“For the aim of emphasis, for any officer to take pleasure in the brand new retirement age and size of service, the involved officer is requested to make sure that the rules are strictly adhered to.

“For the avoidance of doubt, a replica of the rules underneath reference is hereby hooked up. Related Ministries, Departments and Businesses (MDAs) of presidency are requested to make sure extensive circulation of this Round and strict compliance.”

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