Over 4,000 new students have been matricuted into the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti for the 2021/2022 academic session
The ceremony, which was an epoch making event was held both physically and virtually.
In his address, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Edward Olanipekun congratulated and rejoiced with the fresh students for making the right choice with their enrolment into to the University.
Professor Olanipekun also used occasion to celebrate the progress made by his administration disclosing that the University had improved in its rankings
According to him ,EKSU was ranked 2nd best State University, 14th overall best in Nigeria and the 18th best in terms of employability of Nigerian University graduates.
The Vice Chancellor, therefore admonished the students to be proud of the rare opportunity accorded them to be students of the institution. which now occupies such an enviable position in the comity of Nigerian Universities.
Professor Olanipekun charged the new students to strictly follow the laid down guidelines for the payment of approved fees through the University portal.
He further warned them to be wary of fraudulent cyber operators who are out to scam them, in order to avoid the unnecessary risk of paying fees into wrong hands.
The Vice Chancellor also charged them to live up to the matriculation oath which they had taken and asserted that EKSU, under his leadership, had zero tolerance to any form of anti-social behaviour.
He added that any breach of the rules and regulations of the university would attract appropriate sanctions.
Earlier, the university Registrar, Mr. Ife Oluwole administered the matriculation oath on the students.
The high point of the ceremony eas the allocation of matriculation numbers and identity cards automatically to duly screen and registered students.through the university portal.
The ceremony was well attended by students, parents, guardians and well wishers of the