Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has approved the reversal of Teachers’ Establishment and Pension Office (TEPO) to its original name, Teaching Service Commission.
According to a statement signed by the Ministry of Education’s Coordinating Director, Kehinde Olaniyan stated that the reversal takes immediate effect.
Former Governor Rauf Aregbesola had created replaced Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) with TEPO to oversee the recruitment, welfare, and pension administration of teachers in the state.
Aregbesola created an office for TEPO in the tree senatorial districts headed by Tutor Generals/Permanent Secretaries to oversee the office as a form of decentralization.
However, the statement said the reversion became imperative as a continuation of the policy and institutional reform of the administration in the education sector.