Good news to Lagos state students as the Lagos State Government calls for the resumption of Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 students who are registered for the National Examination Council (NECO) Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) with effect from Monday, the 10th of August, 2020.
The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folashade Adefisayo clarified that the resumption is meant only for those students who are registered for NECO and BECE scheduled to begin on the 24th of August, 2020. She also stated that other JSS 3 students awaiting to write BECE organised by the Lagos State Examinations Board would soon be updated on the scheduled dates for their examination.
For the safe reopening of the respective schools, the commissioner has called on all administrators of both public and private schools to ensure full compliance with the COVID-19 guidelines which include the washing of hands, wearing of face masks and the maintenance of social distancing amidst others adding that the State Government’s officials will be available to monitor the situations in all schools across the State.
While encouraging students to be fully prepared for the forthcoming examination, she also urged both the students and members of staff to adhere strictly to proper hygienic guidelines and ensure the provision of sanitizer, wash hand basin, thermometers.