By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja
The 2020 WASSCE will maintain betweeen August Four and September 5, the Federal Authorities has introduced.
It requested state governments to open colleges for ultimate yr college students to undergone revision earlier than sitting for the 2020 West African Senior College Certificates Examination.
The Minister of State for Training, Emeka Nwajiuba, acknowledged this on Monday throughout the briefing by the Presidential Activity Power on COVID-19 in Abuja.
The Minister stated a call on when the Nationwide Examinations Council (NECO), Nationwide Enterprise and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) might be taken after the WASSCE.
Nwajiuba stated: “From the 4th of August to the fifth of September. Dad and mom please take notice.
“As quickly as we conclude WAEC we’ll take up NABTEB and NECO exams.
“Final week the chairman of the PTF introduced that faculty services might be accessible for many who need to go into revision lessons.
“The concept right here is that now we have a complete month from now until then (the examination). Those that can, the states who’re prepared ought to make their colleges accessible for his or her kids to revise.
“Now we have carried out probably the most we are able to with our consultant at WAEC and this afternoon (yesterday) confirmed that the date allotted might be from the 4th of August by means of to the fifth of September. Native timings might be printed.”
He stated the Ministry of Training could be assembly with officers of the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management, the Nigeria Union of Academics and different stakeholders at this time to finalise the dates introduced by the federal government.
The minister stated the assembly may also function a chance to inform operators of secondary colleges who’re but to organize for the reopening of colleges to take action.
“From tomorrow that is a part of what we’re taking into our concluding stakeholder assembly with NCDC, Nigeria union of academics (NUT) and everyone might be on the concluding stakeholders assembly tomorrow and these dates are what we’re going to take into the assembly.
“We might be asking that those that usually are not ready but ought to please go and put together.
“We’re persevering with with registrations for NECO for many who haven’t concluded registration alongside these strains, that is the time additionally to replace and get your registration carried out,” he added.