Nigerian gos deadline for schools to meet conditions for reopening
The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will begin on August 17, 2020, the federal government has said.
The government also said exit classes in secondary schools will resume August 4.
The spokesperson of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Gooong, said this in a press statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday.
According to Mr Gooong, SS3 students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examinations (WAEC) examination.
PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Nigerian government reversed its earlier announcement on the resumption of schools. It also said no Nigerian school will participate in the WASSCE earlier scheduled for August 5 to September 5.
The decisions were to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among students.
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