This is to inform the general public, particularly Parents/guardians, students, principals, proprietors of Public and Private Secondary Schools in Edo State schools in the State will not resume on the 4th of August, 2020 as announced by the Federal Ministry of Education.

However, Edo State Government hereby directs that only Senior Secondary School students in SS3 who have enrolled for the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) and schools who enrolled for the NECO Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) are to re-open on Monday the 10th of August, 2020. This is to enable operators of schools in the State to complete the modalities for a safe school re-opening.

A date for the re-opening of other classes will be announced in due course. Meanwhile, proprietors of private schools are to strictly comply with the provisions of schools re-opening guidelines from the Ministry of Education in the 18 Local Government Areas of the State.

Hon. (Barr. Jimoh Ijegbai)
Honorable Commissioner for Education

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