Secondary schools will now resume in one week time . Federal Government of Nigeria has announced schools resumption date will be on 4th of August.
This was announced in a statement signed by its Director Press and Public Relation, Ben Ben Goong.
Goong said students will have two weeks to prepare for the West African Examination, WAEC which will start on the 17th of August.
“Secondary schools in the country are to reopen as from the 4th of August, 2020 for exit classes only.”
In a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations, FMoE, Ben Goong, said “stakeholders at the meeting agreed that the exit classes should resume immediately after the Sallah break, from the 4th of August, 2020 to enable them to 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 of safe reopening, as agreed.
“Another meeting is to be convened tomorrow between the Federal Ministry of Education and Chief Executives of examination bodies namely, NECO, NABTEB, and NBAIS to harmonize their examination dates, which will be conveyed to stakeholders expeditiously by the Federal Ministry of Education.”