Update: FG To Reopen Schools August 4 For Graduating Students

Adamu Adamu OnoBello

The Ministry of Education has directed all Secondary schools across the nation to commence academic activities on August 4 for exit classes only as efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing.

According to statement released on Monday July 27 via Twitter, signed by the Director of Press, Ministry Of Education, Ben Bem Goong, the graduating students are to resume immediately after the Salah breaks so they can take their WAEC examinations scheduled to begin August 17.

Goong said this decision was taken at the virtual consultative meeting of the Federal Ministry of Education, Commissioners of Education in the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, Proprietors of Private schools, and Chief Executive of Examination bodies.

The Federal government had initially suspended the reopening of schools due to the increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases. Read the statement from the Ministry of Education below:

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