Lagos state Government on Friday, announced that it will announce its decision on the the WAEC 2020 Examinations which has been sated to begin in August on Monday.
This week the Federal Government announced that Senior Secondary School students in the country would not be participating in the 2020 West Africa Secondary School Certificate due to coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria
While advising state governments to reverse the plan to reopen schools, Mallam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education argued that the FG would prefer that the students lose an academic year than to expose them to heath dangers of the pandemic.
Reacting to the Federal Government’s decision, the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo said the state government will on Monday react to the cancellation of the exam by the Federal Government.
“We are still reviewing the situation and will let you know our decision on Monday. I don’t want to say more than that; give us time. It is something we can’t respond to now. There is not enough clarity; so it’s better to speak when I do,” Mrs Adefisayo stated.