Kaduna announces reopening of schools


Kaduna State Government has announced schools reopening across the State. Schools are expected re-open on Wednesday, 18th August, 2021.

It, however, said the resumption affects Junior Secondary School (JSS) III students only.

The state’s Commissioner for Education, Shehu Usman Muhammad, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. He said only students of Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 are to resume. He said the affected students would appear in mufti.

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The state government had, last week, shut schools due to ongoing military operations against bandits in northwestern states.

“Government has approved the resumption for JSS lll students, who were scheduled to write their National Examination Council Basic Education Certificate Examination (NECO BECE) scheduled for 23rd August to 6th September 2021.

“Secondary schools are hereby directed to resume operations only for JSS lll students with effect from 18 August 2021 and to inform the students to appear multi,” Muhammad said. (Daily Trust)


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