National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools , Lagos State, has said the terminal senior secondary school pupils will resume on August 3 .
Speaking at a press briefing on Friday, the President, NAPPS, Lagos State chapter , Mr Amusa Olawale , explained that there was plan to ensure the conduct of the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination in September .
He said , “In the last meeting the South – West governors had with the commissioners for education , they are still working on how WASSCE would be conducted in September , because if these pupils don’ t sit the exam, the 2020 /2021 session will be seriously affected. ”
He added that the Lagos State Ministry of Education had given them permission to resume so far the necessary health requirements were met.
“ We had a meeting with the Director General , Quality Assurance , Lagos State Ministry of Education and we shall be resuming on August 3 .
We have been given clearance for reopening of schools but if a school does not have the requirements , they may not be allowed to resume.
For this reason , we also set up NAPPS quality assurance committee to go round and ensure our members meet up with these requirements , ” he explained.
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On the other hand , Olawale mentioned that 65 per cent of NAPPS members benefited from the loan given to Small Medium Scale Enterprise by the Federal Government .
“ We facilitated the granting of FG N 50bn palliative loans to 65 per cent of our members during the lockdown and just three weeks ago, we were credited , ” he said .
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