Five hundred and thirty seven (537 holders of Higher National
Diploma (HND) have gained
admission into Federal University, Ekiti (FUOYE) Top Up and Conversion
Programmes have ben matriculated.
At the matriculation ceremony
held at the Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti Study Center of
the programmes was attended by the students from the Falculties of Agriculture Engineering Management science, science and social sciences.
Addressing the jubilant matriculating students, the Vice Chancellor, Prof Abayomi Sunday Fasina represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor
Administration, Prof Jeremiah Shola Omotola, congratulated the matriculating students who after rigorous sccreening exercise gained
admission into the various programmes of the university.
“Permit me to re-empasize that this is not your first attempt at getting a competitive advantage through higher edication.This is anotber opportunity to salvage the undying dichotomy and
discrepancies of Higher National Diploma (HNID), Third class or pass Degrees and more importantly, a pedestal
for further exploits in the academic environment”,the Vice Chancellor said.
Prof.Fasina also reminded the students that FUOYE’s
cardinal purpose is not only to equip them with quality Education, but to develop the
spirit of intellectual enquiry, curiosity and
resilience and also to build their character
Hc admonished the new students to shun all forms of social vices such as
cultism, indecent dressing,
fraudulent acts and any anti-social behaviour that could mar their future.
Also speaking at the occasion, the Acting Director of the Top-Up and
conversion Programmes,Dr.Olaide Hammed said the Programme is offering curses in five falculties at the Study Centre.
The Acting Registrar of the fastest growing
university, Mr.Mufutau Adesina Ibrabim administered the Matriculation on the students at the ocassion which which was witnessed by the Rector of the Federal Polytechnic,
Ado-Ekiti, Dr.Dayo Aladebeye,the Registrar of the school, Mrs.K.O. Ekanem; the Bursar, Mr.Jahn
Librarian, Mr E.O. Ayeni; Acting Director Top Up and Conversion Programme of
FUOYE, Dr Olaide Hammed,Acting
Director University Affiliate
Programmes, Dr Jahn Otalu; Deputy,Director Corporate information Services,
Mr.Adeyinka Ademuyiwa and the Administrative Secretary Top Up and Conversion Programme, Mr. Ayadele