FG’s decision not to reopen unity schools for WAEC exams not binding on states, says minister

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THE Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, on Monday clarified that the decision of the Federal Government not to reopen its 104 Unity Colleges for the forthcoming West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination is not binding on the state governments.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, had announced on Wednesday last week that the Federal Government schools would not be reopened for conduct of the SSCE conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) scheduled to hold from August 4 to September 5.

He had argued that the safety of the school children could not be guaranteed going by the spike in the COVID-19 recorded cases.

Adamu also stressed…



Source: Nigerian Tribune