Kwara State warns schools against collecting third term fees
As academic activities commence today in Kwara State, the state government has warned principals and private school owners against collecting third term fees from parents and guardians.
The state Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Fatima Bisola Ahmed represented by the Director, Quality Assurance Bureau, Mrs Comfort Abioye disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting held at St Anthony Secondary School in Ilorin.
According to her, schools should rather organise revision classes and placement examinations within two weeks of resumption. She further encouraged schools to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols.
The Commissioner also disclosed that the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will begin on Tuesday, 6th, October 2020 while the Common Entrance Examination will hold on 17th, October 2020.