Secondary Schools In Nigeria To Reopen August 4 – FG


The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced today that students in exit classes of all Secondary schools are to reopen on August 4, 2020

This was as revealed in a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong today in Abuja.

He explained that the decisions was reached at a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education, Commissioners of Education of the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, (NUT), Proprietors of private schools, and Chief Executives of examination bodies.

He said that the stakeholders agreed that the students in exit classes should resume immediately after the Sallah break, to enable them prepare for the WAEC examinations scheduled to commence from the 17th of August, 2020.

Goong explained: “Stakeholders at the meeting also resolved that a passionate appeal be made to the Federal Government through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) 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.”

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