The federal government of Nigeria has announced that secondary schools in the country are to reopen by August 4, 2020.
However, only the exit classes are to reopen according to a statement on Monday by the federal ministry of education on its Twitter handle.
The 2020 West African Examination Council (WAEC) will commence on August 17, the Federal Government has declared.
To this end, it asked secondary schools to reopen on August 4, 2020 for students in exit classes to sit for the exams.
The government said students will have two weeks to prepare for WAEC.
These were parts of decisions taken at the end of a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education, Commissioners of Education of the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, (NUT), the proprietors of private schools and Chief Executives of examination bodies.
see statement below: