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LASG Postpones 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination

Written by Abigael Ibikunle

LASG Postpones 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination

The Lagos State Government, through the State Examinations Board, has announced postponement of the year 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

The examination, which was earlier scheduled to commence from Tuesday, 16th – 23rd June, 2020 has been postponed till further notice.

The announcement was contained in a statement issued on Monday June 15, 2020, by the Director, Lagos State Examinations Board, Mr. Supo Gbadegesin.

He noted that the postponement was due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent closure of schools by the Lagos State Government.

Gbadegesin informed the general public, especially all duly registered Public and Approved Private Junior Secondary Schools, that immediately the State Government issues directives on the re-opening of schools, new dates approved for the examinations will be communicated to all stakeholders.

He maintained that the Lagos State Examinations Board had no options than to postpone the examinations due to COVID-19.

Gbadegesin, however, noted that registration was still ongoing via the Board’s online platforms for those who were unable to register earlier.

The Director also implored the general public to contact the Board through any of the following phone numbers: 08180252477, 08023895717 and 08035190744 for further inquiry.



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