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Oyo Govt. Cancels Third Term, Releases Dates for Resumption, Examinations


Oyo State Government at the executive meeting on Tuesday, 21st July 2020 has approved the cancellation of the third term and release dates for resumption and examinations.

In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye said that the Pry 6, JSS 3, and SSS 3 will proceed on holiday from 30th of July.

“In the newly approved academic calendar, the third term 2019/2020 session has been canceled and promotion of students, for all affected classes will now be determined by first and second term continuous assessment” He said.

The resumption for Examinations are as follows;

Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)- 10th to 18th August 2020

Competitive Entrance Examination into the Schools of Science – 19th August 2020

Placement/Screening Test to JSS1- 20th August 2020

Placement Test into Technical Colleges – 28th August 2020

The SSS 3 will resume for their Examination as soon as WAEC announces the date.

The 2020/21 academic session, according to the calendar approved by the State Council is as follows;

First Term- 21st September to 18th December 2020

Second Term- 11th January to 9th April 2021

Third Term- 3rd May to 30th July 2021

The commissioner on behalf of the Ministry enjoins all stakeholders and members of the public to take note of the details of the academic calendar.


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