Oyo Govt. Cancels Third Term, Announces New Date For Resumption

Oyo Govt. Cancels Third Term, Announces New Date For Resumption


The Oyo State Government has canceled the third term for the 2019/2020 session in all primary and secondary schools in the state.

However, promotion of students to be based on their academic performance of the first and second terms

This was confirmed at the end of the State Executive Council meeting on Tuesday.

Also, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, confirmed the report in a statement signed by him.

According to the statement, Primary 6, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 students are to proceed on holiday from July 30 and resume for their examinations in some weeks’ time.

The Basic Education Certificate Examination is billed to hold between August 10 and 18, while the Competitive Entrance Examination into the schools of science is to hold on August 19.

Placement and screening test into JSS1 is slated for August 20, while placement test into technical colleges is for August 28.

The SSS 3 class will resume for examination as soon as the West African Examination Council announces the examination date.

The 2020/21 academic session, according to the calendar indicates that the first term would hold between September 21 and December 18, while second term holds January 11 and April 9. The third term will be between May 3 and July 30.

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