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2020 WAEC to start Aug. 17, Secondary Schools to resume Aug. 4 for Exit classes only

By Comrade Nnadi Goodluck

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WAEC to officially start on Monday, 17th August 2020, while Secondary Schools all over the country will resume classes earlier on Tuesday, 4th August 2020 for exit classes only.

This decision from the Federal Government was contained in a statement signed on Monday, 27th July 2020, by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong.

The statement read: “Exit Classes To Reopen August 4th, Secondary schools in the country are to reopen as from the 4th of August, 2020 for exit classes only.

“Students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examinations (WAEC) due to start on the 17th of August, 2020.

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“These were the unanimous decisions reached today at a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education, Honourable Commissioners of 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 to prepare for the WAEC examinations scheduled to commence from the 17th of August 2020.

“The meeting also resolved that a 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 preparation for safe reopening, as agreed.

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“Another meeting is to be convened tomorrow between the Federal Ministry of Education and the Chief Executives of examination bodies namely, NECO, NABTEB and NBAIS to harmonise their examination dates, which will be conveyed to stakeholders expeditiously by the Federal Ministry of Education.”

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