Back to school, OTS and strike: Joseph Dion Ngute ‘releases’ 2 billion frs to teachers

Back to school, OTS and strike: Joseph Dion Ngute ‘releases’ 2 billion frs to teachers

N Melo
by N Melo
August 29, 2022 0

Back to school, OTS and strike: Joseph Dion Ngute ‘releases’ 2 billion frs to teachers

Two days ago, on August 25, 2022, the Prime Minister chaired a cabinet meeting in Yaoundé and it was decided to release a grant to teachers in the amount of around 2,125,000,000 FCFA.

Addressing the point relating to the start of the 2022-2023 school year, Pauline Nalova Lyonga, Minister of Secondary Education (Minesec) present during the council reported on the preparations which gave rise to the publication of several texts, indicates the colleague Cameroon Info.

“This is the joint decree of the Ministry of Basic Education (Minedub) and Minesec, setting the calendar for the school year, as well as the decision on the distribution of the subsidy to organizations and establishments under the private education, for a total amount of 2,125,000,000 FCFA. In the same vein, the official list of textbooks has been made public. indicates the brother Jean Daniel Obama.

The colleague adds by saying that in July 2021, a decision had been signed by Minesec, authorizing the payment of the sum of 1,997,150,040 FCFA, for the payment of subsidies granted by the State of Cameroon to schools. or private secondary and normal education training for the 2021 financial year.

“The said sum, chargeable to the budget of the Ministry of Secondary Education, financial year 2021, line 55 25 331 05 22 00 20 65 27 (operating grant to schools) will be mandated and endorsed in the bank accounts of Organizations and schools or of private training beneficiaries according to the distribution below…” reveals the colleague.

To benefit from this state subsidy, establishments must meet certain conditions. Among other things, it is necessary to be authorized (act of authorization, creation, opening, extension), to be regular, to meet the standards with regard to infrastructure, equipment and staff), to subscribe to the school to an insurance policy, social cover for teachers, regular payment of salaries and payment of the tax levy and to have submitted a grant application file.

This decision comes as Bertin Metsengue, a few days ago claimed that the strike movements have been politicized with supporting evidence.

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