Kastina State government has ordered primary and secondary schools across the state to remain under lock and key until further notice.
The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Badamasi Lawal, said at the weekend that education authorities in the country were still evaluating the situation regarding the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) when schools eventually resume.
Lawal said the exit examinations were designed to test the possibility of the students contracting the virus.
The latest development dashed hopes of parents and students for schools re-opening after some 6,000 secondary school students were allowed to sit for their final-year examinations.
The students, while writing their examinations, were however made to sit under strict conditions to check the spread of COVID-19.
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