FG Implements New Retirement Age for Teachers (65 & 40 Years)

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Has Approved the Implementation of the New Retirement Age and Years of Service for the Teaching Profession.

This is to inform you that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its meeting of Wednesday 20th January, 2021 approved 65 Years and 40 Years as retirement age and years of service respectively for the Teaching Profession.


Implementation of this new scheme is with effect from 1st January, 2021.

It should be noted that the new retirement age/years of service is not automatic; as officers will be required to demonstrate fitness after medical examination and those found to be unfit will be advised to retire accordingly.

This gesture of Mr President is limited to Education Officers/Teaching staff only.

Plese bring the content of this circular to the attention of all concerned.

Arc. Sonny S.T Echono, fnia
Permanent Secretary.