Lagos State Government has announced the deferment of 2020 examination and screening test into the State Model Colleges and upgraded Junior Secondary Schools until further notice.
It would be recalled that the examination was earlier scheduled to commence from Monday, 25th to Saturday, 30th May 2020.
While making this announcement through a statement issued to newsmen, The Director, Lagos State Examinations Board, LASEB, Mr. Supo Gbadegesin associated the exigency of the measure became necessary in view of the current pandemic ravaging the state specifically and the country generally.
“In view of the prevailing situation of global pandemic virus called COVID – 19, Lagos State Examinations Board hereby informs the general public, especially all duly registered candidates for the year 2020 screening test into Lagos State Model Colleges and upgraded Junior Secondary Schools, that the conduct of the examination scheduled to commence from Monday, 25th to Saturday, 30th May 2020 has been postponed till further notice.
“Kindly note that as soon as the situation improves for the conduct of the examination and approval is obtained from appropriate authorities, the new dates would be duly communicated to members of the public” He stated.