The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun has said a total of 29,000 applicants are currently jostling to fill the 1,500 existing vacancies in public primary and secondary schools in the state.
Abiodun, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin said the 29,000 people applied for the jobs through the recruitment window of the government.
According to him, the state government has started analysing the profiles of the would-be teachers, following the closure of the application on Saturday.
The governor said recruitment of more teachers became necessary to reposition the state’s education sector.
He explained that his government’s commitment to providing a conducive environment for teaching and learning made it embark on the reconstruction of schools across the 236 wards in the state.