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COVID-19: Osun Govt Announces Guidelines For Reopening Schools For WASSCE



The Osun State Government has released guidelines for the reopening of schools for students in final year classes. The guidelines are in line with the decision reached at 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 on Monday. According to a statement by the state’s commissioner of information, Funke Egbemode, teachers in the state are to resume on August 4, while students are to resume on August 6. Mrs Egbemode noted that the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is expected to commence on August 17. She also said a total of 188 schools with about 13,177 students will reopen under this arrangement.

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