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.
The Statement reads:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCTOBER 5, 2022
Happy World Teachers Day.
Today, I join the world to celebrate teachers in Bende Federal Constituency, Nigeria, and across the globe. The teaching profession is one that is fundamental to society and Teachers’ Day provides us with an opportune occasion to reflect on the value of teachers and thank them for their wonderful work. This is also an occasion for us to renew our commitment to work alongside our teachers in order to achieve the goals of our education system.
Teaching goes beyond transferring knowledge, teaching is about molding lives, a truly divine and rewarding profession. In their daily lives, the men and women who teach our children fulfill the promise of a nation that’s always looking forward, that believes each generation has a responsibility to help the next in building this great country of ours and making the world a better place.
As we celebrate World Teachers day, I urge all teachers to remain steadfast in this call of service, irrespective of the various challenges they encounter. The House of Representatives in its firm belief in the importance of our teachers in an effective education system remains committed to seeking a resolution for the demands of our University Lecturers as we hope for an end to the ongoing ASUU Strike.
To the teachers in educational Institutions of Bende Federal Constituency, I celebrate you immensely. This is a special appreciation for the work you do in raising exceptional students who meet global standards. Your selflessness and hard work are acknowledged and will be rewarded in due time. I implore you to remain dedicated to raising leaders that will make our nation and the world a better place.
Rep. Benjamin Kalu
Spokesperson, House of Representatives
Member, Bende Fed. Constituency