The federal government has made a new
update, as some states are aiming to disobey its order not to reopen schools.
to reopen school in order to encourage students to write the upcoming West
African Senior School Certificate Exams, the federal government has maintained
that the government’s stance remains unchanged.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said the Ministry was
still advising education stakeholders on what the best role would be.
Examination Council (WAEC) had also started consulting with West African nations
on a possibility of shifting dates. Nwajiuba said the ministry would send an
update if there’s any improvement in its earlier role.
Adamu, had previously said that the government would not risk the lives of
students because of the final exams.
July 15, Nwajiuba said that Adamu’s comment represents the stance of the
Ministry. The Minister of State clarified that there is no trust that Nigeria
is secure yet because the figures from the NCDC are still worrying.
concerns before parents and all other related stakeholders, adding that
consultations are still underway and also the ministry will communicate its
position after the consultations with stakeholders are over.