441 First Class graduates apply for employment as teachers in Oyo
A total of 441 First Class graduates in different fields applied for the computer-based test for employment in the Oyo State teaching service.
The test commenced in Ibadan on Tuesday.
Chairman, Oyo State Teaching Service Commission, Pastor Akinade Alamu, disclosed this while monitoring the exercise at the University of Ibadan test centre.
Alamu expressed happiness at the interest shown by First Class candidates in teaching, noting that it will improve the education sector.
He added, “The government of Oyo State is desirous of lifting education to a higher level, so that we will have as much as the best among our applicants.
“We want to bring back the pride attached to teaching in the old; it is the best profession and if we have the best hands joining, it is a good omen.”