Nigeria govt declares new date for WAEC, school resumption
The Federal Ministry of Education on Monday declared that optional schools for leave classes will continue on August fourth
This was declared in an announcement marked by its Director Press and Public Relation, Ben Goong.
Goong said the choice was reached at a virtual consultative gathering between the Federal Ministry of Education of the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, the owners of tuition based schools and the Chief Executive of assessment bodies.
The Ministry further expressed that understudies will have fourteen days to get ready for the West African Examination, WAEC, which will begin on seventeenth of August.
“Auxiliary schools in the nation are to revive as from the fourth of August, 2020 for leave classes in particular.
“It was concurred that the leave classes should continue following the Sallah break, from fourth of August, 2020 to empower them get ready for WAEC assessments which will start on August seventeenth, 2020.
“The gathering additionally settled that an enthusiastic intrigue be made to the Federal Government through the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and open vivacious Nigerians for help to schools the nation over to empower quick track the arrangements for safe reviving.
“Another gathering is to be assembled tomorrow between the Federal Ministry of Education and the Chief Executives of assessment bodies to be specific, NECO, NABTEB and NBAIS to blend their assessment dates, which will be passed on to partners quickly by the Federal Ministry of Education.”