FG Clears Air on School Resumption and WASSCE

Federal Government (FG) has said that oweing to the increasing rate of Covid-19 in the country, that they will not reopen schools as it is not yet safe for academic activities to resume in schools across the country.

Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of state for education, who made this known while addressing journalists at the end of the eighth virtual federal executive council meeting, on Wednesday (yesterday), said that despite the recent pressure by the House of Representatives on School Resumption, in order to enable students participate in the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), academic institutions would remain closed till adequate safety is assured.