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Secondary schools to reopen August 4th as WAEC starts August 17th


The Federal Government has ordered that secondary school students in exit classes are to reopen on the 4th of August 2020.

The ministry of education made this disclosure known in a post shared  on its official twitter page.

It was also noted that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will begin on August 17 2020.

Part of the letter read;

“It was agreed that the exit classes should resume immediately after the Sallah break, from the 4th of August, 2020 to enable them prepare for the WAEC examinations scheduled to commence from the 17th of August, 2020.

“The meeting also resolved that a passionate appeal be made to the Federal Government through the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 and public spirited Nigerians for assistance to schools across the country to enable them fast track the preparations for safe reopening, as agreed.”

Another meeting is scheduled for Tuesday “between the federal ministry of education and chief executives of examination bodies namely, NECO, NABTEB and NBAIS to harmonise their examination dates, which will be conveyed to stakeholders expeditiously by the Federal Ministry of Education”.


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