OGUN Govt. Directs Junior Secondary School Students To Resume ( See Date )

OGUN Govt. Directs Junior Secondary School Students To Resume ( See Date )

The Ogun State Government has directed Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 students, who are registered for National Examination Council (NECO), Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to resume on Monday 17th August 2020.

This was confirmed by the state Governor Dapo Abiodun while giving update and efforts to combat COVID-19. 

The Governor said, "Following the release of the timetable for examinations by the National Examination Council (NECO), JSS3 students who have registered for the NECO Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) are to return to school from Monday 17th August 2020.

"The BECE exam organized by the Ogun State Government will hold at a date to be announced later. 

"Furthermore, entrance examinations into Ogun State Boarding Schools will take place on Saturday 12th September 2020. 

"As a Government, we will continue to monitor events as they unfold.

"We will be guided by statistics and feedback from the reopening of schools for exit classes and from our health professionals as we deliberate on opening up more sectors of the economy."

He appreciated the citizens for their support and cooperation since the beginning of the new normal and warned them not to forget that COVID 19 is still with around. 

He said, "the fact that we are opening more sectors does not mean that COVID is gone.

"It is of great importance that we must be able to balance welfare, wellness and wellbeing with economic activities. More than ever, personal responsibility is at the core of containing this dreaded virus."

He urged citizens to take responsibility for where they go, what they do, who they interact with and the social distancing rule guiding interactions in the face of the pandemic.

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