Breaking: Secondary Schools Resumption Date in Nigeria has been announced.
The Federal Ministry of Education has announced that Secondary Schools in the country are to reopen as of Tuesday, 4th August 2020 for exist classes only.
The affected students will have two weeks to prepare for the West African Examinations (WAEC) which has been scheduled to begin on the 17th August 2020.
The decision to re-open the Secondary Schools was reached today Monday, 27th July 2020 at a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, (NUT) the Honorable Commissioners of Education of the 36 states, the proprietors of private schools, and the Chief Executives of examination bodies.
It was unanimously agreed that the existing classes should resume immediately after the Sallah break, from Tuesday, 4th August. to enable them to prepare adequately for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) examination which is expected to commence on Monday, 17th August 2020.
According to the information, there will be another meeting between the Federal government and the examination bodies namely; NECO, NBAIS, and NABTEB to coordinate their examination dates, which will be conveyed to stakeholders expeditiously by the Federal Ministry of Education.