Oyo State Government has come out to announce an adjustment to its recently released school reopening schedule.
Mr. Olaleye Olasunkanmi, the state Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, revealed this in a recent statement on Friday in Ibadan.
According to him, the date for the commencement of the WASSCE is Aug. 17 and there will be a continuation of lessons for the SS3 classes until the examination starts.
He added that the students would go on Salah break on Wednesday, July 29, and resume on Monday, Aug. 3.
His words, “The JSS3 and Primary six classes were asked to proceed on holiday as earlier scheduled and resume for their examinations on Aug. 10 and Aug. 20 respectively,”
“On behalf of His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde, I wish to appreciate all stakeholders in the education sector for your unalloyed support and hard work, during, the preparation for the resumption of academic activities in our schools.
“Your dedication to work, love for our students, and personal involvement in the training and observance of the COVID-19 protocols in a bid to contain the disease among our school children are unparalleled.”
“COVID-19 is real and unabating at the moment, we shall, however, defeat the virus with science, diligence, and courage.
“I cannot but most appreciate our teachers that took part in the revision exercise given to our students in terminal classes, that is the SS3, JSS3 and Primary six.
“I pray that all our efforts at recording success in all examinations by our students will not be in vain.”