The Presidential Activity Pressure on COVID-19, on Wednesday, stated that the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, timetable is just not decided by Nigeria.
The PTF Coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, whereas talking throughout an interview on Channels Tv’s Dawn Each day, said that the Federal Authorities is not going to desire a spill-over within the nation’s educational calendar which can find yourself affecting graduating college students.
In response to him, that is the principle cause why faculties will probably be reopened nationwide for graduating college students with speedy impact.
He stated “We have already got a lot of college students which might be of their exit 12 months and so they really want to maneuver on.
“Now we have exams that aren’t particular solely to Nigeria however in West Africa, WAEC for example.
“So, we have to discover a method to safely get these college students to do their exams and exit, in any other case we can have a critical spill-over with regards to training.
“COVID19 will go away finally although we don’t know when however It might take a 12 months or longer, and what we don’t need is for it to have such a major impression on our academic program the place kids are unable to maneuver at residence the place there isn’t any mobility.”
Recall that the PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha, had on Monday, stated that faculties will probably be reopened nationwide for graduating college students with speedy impact.
He defined that the measure was to permit the graduating lessons put together for his or her remaining examinations.