The Federal Government announced on the 27th of July 2020 that exit classes for Nigerian Secondary Schools will resume on the 4th August, 2020. The announcement was made by the Federal Ministry of Education through a press statement that was signed by its Director For Press And Public Relations, Ben Goong.
According to the government, the reopening of exit classes will enable the students have 2 weeks of preparation for the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination which is scheduled to start on August 17th, 2020.
The unanimous decision was reached during a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education, the Commissioner For Education in each of the 36 states of the Federation, the Nigerian Union Of Teachers(NUT), the Proprietors Of Private Schools and Chief Executives of examination bodies.
The timetable for the examination is as follows: