The two-day examinations kicked off with Mathematics and Social Studies and are expected to end with English and Science on Tuesday.
According to the head teacher at Budo Islamic Primary School, there were no hindrances faced on the first day of the exams and noted that pupils are expected to perform well.
Ernest Kavulu, the head teacher at Budo Junior School explained that pupils came in time ready for their examinations.
“The 253 pupils from Matutu, Budo Islamic and Budo Junior Schools were ready for the exams and arrived before 8:00am for their final exams,” noted Kavulu.
According to UNEB spokesperson, Hamis Kaheru, this year, a total of 582,085 pupils are expected to sit for Primary Leaving examinations throughout the country.
The chairman UNEB, Fagil Mande, however, warned against exam malpractice, stressing that spies have been sent to respective centres to inspect the conduct of pupils, invigilators and teachers during the national exercise.