Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and former presidential media aide, Reno Omokri, have kicked against the Federal government’s decision to cancel the West African Senior School Certificate Examination WASSCE for this year.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu had on Wednesday, July 8, announced that the Federal government will be rescinding its decision to reopen schools for graduating students to take part in the WASSCE examination scheduled for August 4 to September 5. Worried by the increasing number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country, Adamu said schools in Nigeria will only be opened when it is safe for students.
However, in a statement released today July 10, Atiku said canceling WASSCE examination puts Nigeria at more risk. He said the decision to cancel the examination which is not meant only for Nigerians, is not in the best interest of the country. His statement reads
”As a parent and investor in the education sector, I wish to register the fact…
Source: Linda Ikeji