BREAKING: FG Makes U-turn On Schools Resumption, Stops WASSE 2020

The Federal Government has just reversed its earlier announcement on schools resumption and has instructed that no Nigerian students will not be participating in the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE earlier scheduled for August 5th and September 5th.

Recall that the Minister of State for Education, Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, had on Monday announced the date that the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations will take place.

According to PUNCH, the examination has now been postponed indefinitely due to the increasing spread of the deadly COVID-19 disease.

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu made the announcement after the virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday July 8.

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The Minister who also disclosed that there is no date yet for school resumption, added that he will prefer Nigerian students lose an academic year than expose them to danger.

He also urged state governments that have announced school resumption plans to rescind such.

Adamu stated that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) cannot determine the resumption date of schools for Nigeria.

Details later…

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