The Oyo State government has on Tuesday, announced a shift in the Common Entrance examination into its schools of science from Wednesday 19th August to Tuesday 1st, September, 2020.
The was revealed in a press release in Ibadan, signed by Mr Olasunkanmi Olaleye, the State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
The Commissioner said the shift was because of a clash of the examination date with the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
He said students were expected to write Economics and Agricultural Science in the examination timetable of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) at the initial date slated for the common entrance examination.
Also, Olaleye said the date for the screening test for placement of pupils in terminal classes in public and private primary schools into Junior Secondary School 1(JSS1) in Oyo State has been shifted.
He noted that the new date will be from Thursday 20th August 2020 to Saturday 22nd August, 2020 due to another clash of the date of the exercise with another WAEC subject.
“All parents and guidance are advised to note these changes and prepare their wards for the exercise at the stipulated periods with strict compliance with the State’s covid-19 protocols,” the Commissioner advised.
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