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Reps ask FG to reverse choice on 2020 WASSCE

The Home Committee on Primary Schooling and Providers on Friday stated the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificates Examination (WASSCE) shouldn’t be cancelled in Nigeria.

The Chairman of the committee, Julius Ihonvbere (APC-Edo), made the committee’s place recognized in an announcement in Abuja.

Mr Ihonvbere, a professor, stated the committee was amazed on the announcement by the Minister of Schooling, Adamu Adamu, the place he acknowledged that Nigerian college students wouldn’t be taking part within the 2020 WASSCE.

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The lawmaker stated the minister didn’t inform the nation if the place was in settlement with different West African leaders or in session with the examination our bodies, the state governments and different stakeholders within the schooling sector.

Mr Ihonvbere stated he recalled that the minister of state for schooling had on a number of events throughout stay press conferences by the Presidential Process Pressure on COVID-19, assured Nigerians that each one steps had been being taken to make sure full compliance with all COVID-19 protocols in faculties.

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“This sudden coverage reversal is just not good for the nation; it’s sure to create additional confusion within the schooling sector, create disappointment and suspicion amongst dad and mom, and frustrate the scholars.

“It could present our improvement companions and Nigerians that the distortions and disarticulations within the sector are solely getting worse.

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“The reversal additionally reveals that our coverage makers may be adopting a laid-back strategy to the necessity to confront the novel coronavirus somewhat than taking proactive and inventive steps to handle and include it,” he stated.

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