The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved on 4th August 2020 as Resumption date for only SS3 students writing the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, and the National Examinations Council, NECO.
This was announced by the Director of Press and Information of the ministry, Bem Goong.
The statement stated that students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examinations (WAEC) which will now commence 17th 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 preparations for safe reopening, as agreed.
The statement also stated that a meeting is to be convened tomorrow between the Federal Ministry of Education and 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.