Oyo Govt Adjusts School Calendar
In order to conform with the agreement reached by the federal government and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) on the commencement of the 2020 West African School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), Oyo State government has announced a slight adjustment to the schedule of school reopening earlier released.
In a statement made available to our Correspondent in Ibadan and signed by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye, the government has extended the continuation of lessons for SS3 class till the commencement of the examination.
The statement added that students would go on Sallah break on Wednesday 29th July 2020 and be back in school on Monday 3rd of August 2020, while JSS3 and Primary six classes were asked to proceed on holiday as earlier scheduled and resume for their examinations on the 10th and 20th of August respectively.
Olaleye enjoined all education stakeholders in the State to note the new development and other academic schedules approved by the State Executive Council on the 21st of July 2020, which remained as announced.
The Commissioner, however, greeted Muslims in the State on the celebration of Eid-Kabir festival and urged them not to forget the Covid-19 prevention protocols while celebrating.