Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajuiba, has announced that West African Examinations Council, (WAEC) exams for Senior Secondary School (WASSCE) will start on August 17 and run through to November 18 this year.
This is even as the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun also announced the reopening of schools in the state only for the exiting students.
The minister of State, in a statement today, July 29, said that the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB), examinations will start on the September 21 and end by October 15.
Other details of the schedule, according to a statement by the Federal Ministry of Education, through its Director of Press and Public Relations, Bem Goong, indicate that the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE), for SS3, conducted by NECO will start on October 5 and end November 18.
“The Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE), for JSS 3 also conducted by NECO, will start on August 24 and end September 7,” the statement added.
Governor Abiodun said that the schools will reopen from August 4, even as he gave automatic promotions to students in all classes.