Secondary schools in the country are to reopen on the 4th of August 2020.
Students will have at least within 2weeks to prepare for West Africa Examination (WAEC) due to start on the 17th of August 2020.
These were the unanimous decision reached today at a virtual consultative meeting between the federal ministry of education, Honourable Commissioner for education of the 36 states, The Nigerian Union Of Teachers (NUT), The Proprietors of private schools and the 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 Examination scheduled to commence on the 17th of August 2020.
The Meeting Also resolved that 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 Tomorow between the federal ministry of education and the chief executives of examination bodies namely NECO, NABTEB & NABAIS to harmonize their examination dates which will be conveyed to stakeholders expeditiously by the Federal Ministry of Education.