Tambuwal made the disclosure on Monday at a media chat organised to mark the 2016 Democracy Day in Sokoto.
The governor said this was part of the recommendations in a report of a technical committee he had earlier set up to advise the government .on the education sector
He said that the committee was headed by Prof. Riskuwa Shehu, the immediate past Vice Chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK), Sokoto.
Tambuwal said, "according to the committee’s report, we are short of no fewer than 10,000 qualified teachers in the state.
"We will do everything possible in moving our standard of education forward in order to guarantee a productive citizenry in the state.
"The government will also cover the training and retraining of teachers in line with the global trend of making education a priority,” he said.
He stated that the state of emergency on education already declared in the state would remain until the government achieved the desired standard. (NAN)
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