CONSTANT PRACTICE WITH COMPUTER WILL ELIMINATE PHOBIA AND REDUCE FAILURE: EXAM CENTRE ADMINISTRATOR TELLS UTME CANDIDATES
Candidates who are sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) have been advised to ensure they are computer literate and practice adequately before attempting the examination or any other computer based examination.
This was the view of the Centre Administrator, Amiable Civic centre in Umuahia, Mr. Charles Okwor, in an interview with Radio Nigeria on the ongoing 2020/2021 UTME in Abia State.
According to Mr. Okwor, constant practice of the use of computer will eliminate phobia and reduce failure.
He said though the centre had witnessed minor delay arising from technical fault, the examination had been seamless in the centre since it commenced on Saturday last week
At the XYZ Centre Secretariat, Umuahia, students were seen hanging in clusters waiting for their scheduled examination time.
The Centre Administrator, Mr. Ifeanyi Godson, said the examination had been going smoothly but they had about four cases of candidates whose thumb print could not be captured.
some of the candidates, who spoke with Radio Nigeria, said they were pleased with process so far but called for upgrade of some equipment, especially the computers.
Meanwhile, Radio Nigeria gathered from the center administors that based on directive from JAMB Headquarters in Lagos, the examination would end on Thursday, March 19, 2020