Expectedly, the much anticipated e-exams of the National Open University of Nigeria took off across the country.
In a Abuja NOUNnews correspondent who monitored the exams in some centres reports a seamless administration of the electronic examinations.
NOUNnews correspondent encountered Prof. Emeritus Godwin Sogolo who was on an on-the spot monitoring of the examinations at the police special study centre Dei-Dei, Special study centre for the NSCDC, Prisons and the Immigration at Gwagwalada.
In a interview Prof Sogolo said "Right now i am going round to monitor the exams. I have five centres and I've been to four, Everything is calm and fine I've gone round and there is no problem".
Sogolo who said he is impressed with the arrangements so far appealed to the management of these organizations housing the centres to consider having a bigger hall for a better administration of exams. "The only thing I noticed is the rooms for exams were too small, if it were possible to have bigger space it will accommodate more students at a time so that supervision would be easier".
At the special study centre for the NSCDC, centre Director Professor Iliya Dongs attribute the hitch free examinations to early preparation and proper planning. He says the break between when the POP exams ended and the commencement of e-exams gave the centre adequate time to prepare.
ICT officer of the special study centre for NSCDC Williams Ayonote who spoke to our reporter says "We had enough time and resources to prepare for this exams, there is no reason for us to have any hitch".
At the special study centre for the Nigeria Prisons Abuja, Centre Director Assistant Controller General (Rtd) Omale Adam took both Prof Sogolo and the Regional Media officer North-central round to confirm the seamless administration of e-exams at the centre.
In Gwagwalada, Special study centre for the Nigeria Immigration also recorded a hitch free exercise. Acting Director Mrs. Roseline Ubochi confirm this to NOUNnews correspondent shortly on arrival for exams monitoring. However, Regional Media officer noticed very few students were on ground writing exams but was told the centre was almost filled up for the early