Students’ seeking transfer into public secondary schools will undergo screening – LASG

The Lagos State Government  has announced that Students’ seeking transfer into public secondary schools in the state would  undergo a screening test to determine their fitness for the class they apply for in the State owned Secondary Schools.

Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Mobola Babs-Akinyeye who announced  this to newsmen in her office, recently disclosed  that application for transfer has been decentralized to make the process much easier.

Application Forms according to her would be obtained and returned to the office of the Tutor- General/Permanent Secretary of the Education District of the proposed school of the applicants for a non-refundable fee of Two Thousand Naira (N2, 000) only, payable to Skye Bank PLC, Alausa, Secretariat Branch, Account No:  4030010449, Agency Code: 4280000 and Revenue Code: 4020034.

Payment and collection of forms, she revealed commenced on Monday, 31st July, 2017 while submission of same will close on Friday, 11th August, 2017.

Applicants for transfer into JSS.2 class are to attach the 3rd term promotion examination results of J.S.S 1 class and those seeking transfer into SS.1 are expected to attach Basic Education Certificate Examination (B.E.C.E) result.

In addition, all applicants are to attach evidence of 3 years tax payment of their parent or guardian and receipt for the application form.

Babs-Akinyeye added that screening test would be conducted in the Six Education Districts on Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 by the State Examinations Board.

“Parents of successful applicants will be notified through text messages to the phone number supplied by them on 23rd August, 2017.

‘It should be noted however, that, transfer is subject to vacancy in the proposed schools. Thus, applicants are advised to seek vacancy clearance at the District Office of the proposed school before paying for the transfer form.

‘Also, students and parents are enjoined to note that there won’t be transfer into Model Colleges/Upgraded Schools, JSS.3 & SS.2 classes. Also, there will be no inter-state school transfer,” she said.

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