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Oyo State governor, Mr Seyi Makinde has approved the reopening of all tertiary institutions in the state for regular academic activities from September 28.

State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr Olasunkanmi Olaleye conveyed this approval in a statement issued on Tuesday.

The statement, however, tasked academic boards and Senate of the institutions to fix their specific resumption date from September 28 onwards and put in place COVID-19 guidelines for safe reopening.

Meanwhile, primary and secondary students are to resume classes on September 21, adhering to morning and afternoon shifts format.

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According to the statement, pupils from primary one to primary three are to be in school between the hours of 8 am and 11 am while those in primary four to primary six will resume afterwards from 12 noon and exit at 3 pm.

For students in secondary schools, students in classes JSS1 to JSS3 will resume for morning shift from 8 am to 11 am while their counterparts in SSS1, SSS2 and SSS3 will resume afternoon shift from the hours of 12 noon and 3 pm.

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Both private and public schools were, however, mandated to constitute COVID-19 Taskforce to be headed by heads of schools and two members of staff.

To ensure social distancing, school heads were advised to make temporary use of spaces like laboratories, libraries and examination hall as classrooms, while also discouraging sharing of items among students.

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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WAEC to release 2020 SSSCE results late October

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The West African Examinations Council has said that it has a 45 -day timeline from its last paper to release the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination . This indicates that the results should be released by late October.
The council told one of our correspondents on Saturday that it would keep to 45 days after the last paper was written to release the results and work to meet the deadline .
This is just as the Lagos State Ministry of Education through the State Examinations Board stated that from 2021 , entrance examinations into the Lagos State Model Colleges and Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools would be done through the Computer -Based Testing .
The West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination was taken between August 17 , 2020 and Saturday , September 12 , which means that the council would release the results latest by October 27 – 45 days after .
The Head of Public Affairs, WAEC Nigeria , Demianus Ojijeogu , in a text message to one of our correspondents on Saturday , said , “ Before the outbreak of COVID -19 , we usually released it 45 days after the last paper on the timetable must have been taken . We are working on meeting that timeline .”
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner for Education , Mrs Folashade Adefisayo , said on Saturday at the launch of the CBT at the State Examination Board headquarters that the entrance exercises would be conducted through CBT from 2021 .
Only 210 pupils seeking admission into Lagos State Model Colleges and Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools in the state opted for CBT in 2020 .
Adefisayo, represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education , Mrs Abosede Adelaja , said , “ The examination will be strictly CBT by next year since the world is a global village . Moreover , you need to add and embrace modern technologies.The parents of the candidates who opted for CBT will get the results of their children within 24 hours after the examination . Education remains the veritable tool to attain greatness as it helps to prepare for individual life ’s challenges .”
She noted that only 47 pupils were slated for the inaugural exam while the remaining 163 pupils would take theirs from Monday , September 28 , to Wednesday , September 30 , 2020 , at the Lagos State Examinations Board .

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ASUU is still on strike – UNILAG chairman

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Contrary to speculations making the rounds in the social media that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has called off strike, nothing of such is the case, investigation by the Vanguard has shown.
Commenting on the development, the Chairman of the University of Lagos, UNILAG chapter of the union, Dr Dele Ashiru, told our correspondent on Saturday that nothing of such happened.
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Ashiru, who is also a member of the National Executive Committee of the union, said the union was still on strike.
“If we are going to call off our going strike, there is process that will be followed and nothing of such has been done, ” he said.
Recall that the union embarked on strike early March, this year over some issues.

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