Edo Govt Declares August 10 As Resumption Date For Secondary Schools Graduating Students



The Oasis Reporters



August 4, 2020

File photo of what a school in Ivory Coast would do before it is allowed to resume.




As announced by the Federal Ministry of Education, Edo State government has equally affirmed Monday, August 10, 2020 as resumption date for secondary schools graduating students.



In a statement, Commissioner for Education, Hon. Jimoh Ijegbai, said only Senior Secondary School students in SS3 who have enrolled for the West Africa Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and schools that have enrolled for the NECO Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) are to re-open on Monday, August 10, 2020.

He said: “This is to inform the general public, particularly parents/guardians, students, Principals, Proprietors of Public and Private Secondary schools in Edo State that schools will not resume on the 4th of August, 2020 as announced by the Federal Ministry of Education.

According to him, “Only students in SS3 who have enrolled for the WASSCE and schools who have enrolled for the NECO Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) are to reopen on Monday the 10th of August, 2020.This is to enable operators of schools in the state to complete the modalities for a safe school reopening”.


“A date for the reopening of other classes will be announced in due course. Meanwhile, proprietors of private schools are to strictly comply with the provision of school reopening guidelines obtainable from the Ministry of Education in the 18 Local Government Areas of the state,” he added




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