The Benue State Government has approved the reopening of schools for final year classes on August 4, 2020.
The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, who announced this on Tuesday after meeting with Governor Samuel Ortom, said pupils in primary six and students in JSS 3 and SSS3 were the ones affected by the directive.
Ityavyar said the West African Senior School Certificate Examination would commence on the August 17 and would be followed by other examinations, including that of Junior Secondary Schools.
He said while government had put necessary measures in place to curtail the spread of COVID-19 among the pupils, parents were to also make provision for face masks and other safety measures.
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