The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has directed that all schools in the state should remain shut down pending the fulfillment of all laid down COVID-19 protocols.
The Governor gave the directive through a press release signed by the state Commissioner for Education, Prof. B. T. O Ikegwuoha.
The release said a resumption date will soon be announced by the Governor as soon as the modalities and conditions given by the state COVID-19 task force, World Health Organization, and the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control have been fulfilled.
The WAEC/WASCCE examination, according to the release will commence on August 17, 2020 as against the resumption date earlier slated for August 4, 2020.
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