FG, states to meet over schools reopening, WASSCE, NECO, others

FG, states to meet over schools reopening, WASSCE, NECO, others

The Federal government and States will on Monday (today) meet in a reconciliatory to debate the reopening of schools and other matters related to examinations.

According to sources, the meeting would involve the Ministry of Education and Commissioners of Education in the 36 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

Furthermore, the Director of Press signed the invitation letter for the meeting in the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong on Sunday.

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The meeting would discuss the way forward towards reopening schools

that have been shut since COVID-19 began in the country.

Other topics include;

The new schedule for the West African School Certificate Examination conducted by the West African Examination Council;

Senior School Certificate Examination of National Examination Council;

Basic Education Certificate Examination, National Common Entrance, among other issues.

“Invitation to a webinar consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education and Honourable Commissioners of Education.

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc Sonny Echono,

cordially invites Honourable Commissioners of education of the 36 states of the Federation

and the FCT to a consultative meeting on the way forward towards reopening our schools,” he said.

“In particular, the agenda for a new schedule for WAEC, NECO, BECE,

the National Common Entrance Examination among other issues will be on the table.”

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