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Only SS3 students to resume in Lagos, Ogun

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According to the reports, only students in Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3 class will resume sitting for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Lagos and Ogun.

Recall that the Federal Government in a statement on Monday said the WAEC examination would begin on August 17 and that schools could reopen on August 4 so students could revise for two weeks.

However, the Lagos State Commissioner for Education Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, and the Special Adviser to the Ogun State Governor on Education, Mrs Ronke Soyombo, have disclosed that schools in the states would only resume for Senior Secondary Three (SS3) pupils.

Ekiti Commissioner for Education Mr Foluso Daramola said SS3 pupils would resume, but that the state had not decided on whether Junior Secondary Three (JS3) pupils would also return.

“I am just coming from a meeting at the governor’s office on the issue. We will issue a statement on it,” she said.

Soyombo said schools considered to be high risk in Ogun could not reopen.

Such schools, she said, would be identified through their responses in an online reopening form.

In the form, schools are given the options of “risky” (coded red), “moderate” (yellow) or “none” (green) in response to questions about their readiness for resumption.

Soyombo said schools have until Friday evening to submit the form, which they can download from the ministry’s website.

She said:

“For schools that fill mostly red (risky) in all the fields, we will not reopen them.

We may need to do a contingency plan for their students.”

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