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The West African Examinations Council has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination , The PUNCH has learnt .
The Federal Government had announced the resumption of graduating pupils beginning August 4 , noting that WASSCE would begin effective August 17 , 2020 through September 12 , 2020 .
WAEC Nigeria in a statement on Tuesday signed by its Head of Public Affairs, Demianus Ojijeogu , advised candidates to disregard other versions of the examination timetable in circulation .
The statement was titled , ‘ WAEC Releases Timetable For The Conduct Of West African Senior School Certificate Examination For School Candidates , 2020 ’.
The statement read, “ The West African Examinations Council, Nigeria wishes to inform its stakeholders -schools , parents and candidate -that the Final International Timetable for the conduct of WASSCE for School Candidates, 2020 has been released .
“ The Council notes that several versions of the examination timetable have been in circulation and enjoins the general public to disregard them as they did not emanate from i.The examination which has been slated to begin on Monday , August 17 , 2020 will end on Saturday , September 12 , 2020 .
“ The Council hereby urges the candidates to abide by the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the examination by shunning all acts of malpractice and obeying all Covid-19 protocols that have been put in place at the examination centres .
“ This is wishing the candidates success in the examination . ”

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No reopening of schools for now in Ondo —Govt

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The Ondo State Government said it had not directed or permitted the reopening of primary and tertiary institutions , public or private , in the state while secondary schools have been permitted to open for only Senior Secondary School 3 and Junior Secondary School Class 3 .
The government said the directive was in line with its objective of strengthening public safety, protecting the lives of residents , and further mitigating the spread of COVID -19 .
The state Chairman of the Inter -Ministerial Committee on Covid- 19 , Professor Adesegun Fatusi , stated this in Akure , the state capital, on Wednesday .
According to him , all school authorities – both public and private had been ordered to comply fully with the government ’ s directive, to remain closed until the state government expressly permits such .
Fatusi said, “ The Government is very keen to see students return to classes , but in a safe, serene and secured environment . The government would not tolerate any illegal act of re -opening schools contrary to the government ’ s directive .He urged the parents to ensure that their children and ward continued to stay at home until the government directed otherwise .

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SCHOOLS RE-OPENING: Kano to procure N70m PPEs ― SUBEB Chair

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Chairman, Kano State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Danlami Hayyo on Monday said the state will procure Personal Protective Equipments, PPEs to the tune of N70 million for primary schools as part of the preparation for safe re-opening of the schools.
The PPEs include buckets, hand washing liquid soap, hand sanitizer, and face masks among others.
Hayyo stated this while speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of a one-day meeting for stakeholders from the Northwest zone on the readiness for safe re-opening of schools organized by the United Nations Childen’s Fund, UNICEF with support from the donor for GEP 3, Foreign Commonwealth, and Development Office, FCDO held in Kano on Monday.
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The SUBEB Chairman hinted that the state is looking at the possibility of running classes in shifts for the pupils where it has congestion to comply with social distancing and avoid congestion pending the completion of the construction and rehabilitation of some schools with high congestion and that awarded to the tune of N3.2 billion.
He expressed optimism that very soon schools in the state will re-opening as the government is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure safe re-opening of the schools to safeguard the well being and safety of the school children.
According to him, “the state government has approved the sum of N70 million to purchase the Personal Protective Equipment, PPEs all in preparation for school re-opening. We have purchased buckets where the children will wash their hands, hand sanitizer, and even face masks to avert the spread of the disease. The amount also includes training for the staff of the schools to ensure compliance and safety of all.
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“On the other hand, government-approved to spend N3.2 billion for the construction and rehabilitation of schools to avoid the congestion of the classroom when they resume.
“We have sent contractors to the sites where we have high congestion and some of the work have reached 20%, 30% or 50%, and depending on the capacity of the contractors. And that’s why we engage contractors who can work within a short period of time and finish.
“Alternatively and pending when the works will be completed, we are possibly planning to the platoon, to avoid congestion. A situation where some pupils will come in the morning and others in the afternoon to ensure compliance with the social distancing and avoid congestion,” Hayyo however s

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