Kaduna Govt. directs schools to re-open for JSS3 exams

…Asks students not to wear uniforms 

Kaduna State government has announced the re-opening of all secondary schools to allow Junior Secondary School (JSS3) to write their National Examination Council’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (NECO-BECE).

The government made the announcement yesterday, in an issued statement by the State’s Commissioner for Education, Shehu Usman Mohammed.

The government had on the advisory of the security agencies suspended resumption of schools indefinitely due to the ongoing onslaught against bandits.

According to the statement: “The Kaduna State Ministry of Education has approved the resumption of JSS III students who are scheduled to write the 2021 NECO-BECE. The exams will be conducted from Monday, 23rd August, 2021 to Monday, 6th September, 2021.

“Secondary schools are hereby directed to resume operations ONLY for JSS III students with effect from Wednesday 18th August 2021 and to inform the students to appear in mufti”.

“Schools are expected to strictly comply with the above directives”, it stated.

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