Kaduna Government has announced the reopening of all secondary schools to allow Junior Secondary School (JSS3) write their National Examination Council Basic Education Certificate Examination (NECO BECE).
The government made the announcement on Wednesday in a statement by Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Shehu Usman Mohammed.
The government had on the advisory of the security agencies suspended the resumption of schools indefinitely due to the ongoing onslaught against bandits.
According to the statement: “The Kaduna State Ministry of Education has approved the resumption of JSS III students who are scheduled to write the 2021 National Examination Council Basic Education Certificate Examination (NECO BECE)
“The exams will be conducted from Monday, 23rd August 2021 to Monday, 6th September 2021.
“Secondary schools are hereby directed to resume operations ONLY for JSS III students with effect from Wednesday 18th August 2021 and to inform the students to appear in mufti.
“Schools are expected to strictly comply with the above directives.”