Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed has approved the recruitment of over 1,684 workers in various ministries, departments, and agencies across the state.
The state head of civil service, Alhaji Yahuza Haruna, while addressing journalists on the development said it comprised the recruitment of 1000 teachers of core subjects including English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and ICT as well as 154 staff at Aminu Saleh College of Education Azare.
Haruna further stated that the governor has also granted approval for the Ministry of Agriculture to recruit 206 extension workers and farm managers.
It is reported that the move followed the announcement of lifting the employment embargo by Governor Mohammed in his inaugural speech on 29th May at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium Bauchi.
The head of the service commended the governor for the gesture and expressed hope that the employment would provide the manpower needed in relevant sectors and enhance the economic status of the state.
He, therefore, warned applicants to be wary of fraudsters stressing that government and security agents would be monitoring the process with a view to identifying culprits.