Matriculation:  Rector Charges New Intakes On Good Behaviours, Protection of School Facilities 


Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Dr. Temitope Alake has admonished the new students to always exhibit high moral behaviour and protect school facilities.

Dr Alake gave this admonition during the  matriculation ceremony held at the school sports  ground where about 10,000 students  were admitted for the 2022/2023 academic session
The Rector urged then to be  law abiding and desist from  joining bad groups which could lure them into social vices that may eventually ruin their academic career.
He  advised the newly admitted students of the Institution to be guided by the Polytechnic’s regulations and shun any act that could distrupt the Institution’s academic calendar.
Alake warned the students against unlawful acts ,stressing that  it  would no longer be business as usual as  any student  caught in the act of indiscipline would be made to face the full wrath of the law.
The new intakes included those in  ND 1, HND 1 full time (morning) and ND 1, HND 1, part-time (evening) students.
Another highlight of the event was the  Cash Awards presented to the deserving students  for academic excellence. Amongst them  were 28 ND students and 35 HND 2021/2022  who received N10,000 each .

Alake revealed that his leadership of the Institution will continue to intensify efforts towards entrenching both moral and academic standard, adding that during his own time, he will not allow anything that will aid or compromise or stain the image of the Institution.

Enumerating the  feats recorded by the institution, Alake said  total of 35 courses  have been  accredited programmes by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) at both the ND and HND levels.

“We are poised to push for the accreditation of more programmes by the grace of God. You will all agree with me therefore that this Institution is quite synonymous with high standards and focus for the best.He also warned them against damaging the school properties or unlawfully reconnecting or partitioning facilities of the Institution saying any student caught in such unlawful act would be arrested and prosecuted.

“Let me also counsel you to always remember that the distance between today’s matriculation and convocation ceremony is quite long and it is important that the journey ends successfully. To end well, it is essential that you see your matriculation today both as a unique opportunity to aim for and attain higher academic heights and equip yourself for the best.

“Following global adoption of ICT, the Polytechnic has bluntly refused to be left out in its prevailing waves especially the positive aspect of the usage and we are poised to train our students to align with its reality so that their professional relevance will not be threatened hereafter.

Some  students  who  talked with the press appreciated  God for the grace to attain another level in their academic careers with a promise to work hard to victory at the end of the programme.

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