Nigeria, March 31 -- Across Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, late commencement characterised the 2023 mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Thursday.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), which administers the UTME for admission seekers, organised a mock test for 176,408 candidates in 725 centres nationwide ahead of the actual examinations scheduled for 29 April through 12 May.

PREMIUM TIMES' reporter who visited some centres in Abuja, reported widespread delay in the commencement of the computer-based tests.

JAMB, which acknowledged the hitches experienced by candidates, has promised to reschedule the tests for the candidates affected.

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