- The UK government's announcement of international relocation payment to immigrants has gone viral in Nigeria
- The UK is seeking to pay about N9.3 million to qualified teachers of physics and languages who are willing to relocate to the country
- But some Nigerians on social media have said teachers should think twice before taking the IRP offer because teaching in the UK may not be easy
The UK government recently announced its plan to pay international teachers N9.3 million to relocate to the country.
The IRP, which is open to only foreign teachers, will see those interested get £10,000, an equivalent of about N9.3 million.
The money will cover the costs of visas, the immigration health surcharge and other relocation expenses.
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Website to apply for UK international relocation payment
"UK is offering £10k relocation fee for anyone that wants to migrate to the UK to teach. Note that teaching kids is one of the hardest jobs in the UK. There is no respect and you have no power of the kids. Just a friendly advice before you rush it."
See his tweet below:
Nigerians react to UK government's relocation payment
"Take note some of these UK kids will spit on you and you can't do anything about it."
"They should teach their children themselves. Na their wahala be that."
"Friendly advice needed before you rush go beat oyibo pikin."
"It seems people are not applying that's why they decided to add money."
Lady who moved to Canada loses Samsung phone to thieves
In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian lady who relocated to Canada lost her expensive Samsung phone.
The lady lamented that she bought the phone for N280k, but it got stolen a few months later.
She said after the phone was stolen at work, she reported it to the authorities, but she could not recover it.