Breaking!! Secondary Schools To Reopen On August 4, 2020 For Exit Classes Only – WAEC

Secondary schools in the country are to reopen as from the 4th of August, 2020 for the exit classes only, Naijaboy reports.

In a letter released by the Federal Ministry Of Education on 27th July, secondary schools in the country are to reopen as from the 4th of August, 2020 for exist classes only. Students will have two weeks within which to prepare from the West African Examinations (WAEC) due to start on the 17th of August, 2020.

The letter read:

EXIT CLASSES TO REOPEN AUGUST 4th

“Secondary schools in the country are to reopen as from 4th of August, 2020 for exit classes only.

“Students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examinations (WAEC) due to start on the 17th of August, 2020.

“These were the unanimous decisions reached today as a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry Of Education, Honorable Commissioners of Education of the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, (NUT), the proprietors of private schools, and Chief Executives of examination bodies.

“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 to be convened tomorrow 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 coveyed to stakeholders expeditiously by the Federal Ministry Of Education.

Ben Bem Going
Director, Press and Public Relations

27 July, 2020

See the letter below:

 

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