Federal Government Orders Schools to Reopen August 4 for Final Year Pupils

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of secondary schools for exit classes only.

The Federal Government has said Secondary schools in the country will reopen on August 4, 2020 for pupils in exit classes to sit for their examination.

The ministry of Education made this known in a press statement shared on its Twitter handle, @NigEducation.

The government noted that the decisions was reached at a virtual consultative meeting among the major stakeholders in the education sector.

ā€œIt 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 examinations scheduled to commence from the 17th of August, 2020,ā€ noted the statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations of the ministry,Ben Bem Goong.