Poly Rector Cautions Students against Anti social, unethical Behaviours

….As institution Matriculates 3900

The Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Engr Temitope John Alake has called on the students of the campus not to engage in any form of anti social behavior such as cybercrime, cultism, sexual harassment, hooliganism, among others. The Rector also warned that the institution would not tolerate any form of commercial prostitute in the campus.

Alake also tasked the students on skill acquisition in order not to rely on a single source of income.

The Don spoke on Friday during the matriculation ceremony of National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) students for 2023/2024 academic session.

Matriculating students in ND  2000, HND 1900  making 3900 students  this session .

The Rector said, “I understand quite well that many teens believed that higher institution is a place where you enjoy a lot of freedom and make friends, but sometimes that freedom often comes with consequences.

“The federal polytechnic ado has zero tolerance for all anti-social and unethical behaviours such as examination misconduct, prostitution, cultism, sexual harassment, hooliganism, gangsterism, corruption yahoo or whatever it is being called and any form of social vices.”

“Shun antisocial/ unethical behaviour,. Don’t attend any party and never allow anybody to use you for money rituals. Desist from indecent and immoral dressings like tattered jeans,micro jean/skirts. Commercial prostitute center is not allowed here.

“if you graduate without a skill, nothing has passed through you,apart from your course of studies make sure you aquire skill, don’t rely on a single source of income. Also,it is important to develop yourself digitally.

“Entrepreneurship is evolving in the world and as a result, the federal government of Nigeria mandated all tertiary institutions to establish skill acquisition center for the training and certification of their students.

“Pursuant to this laudable initiative, the management of this Institution established a center called The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Vocational Studies (CEDVS) which is poised to execute the National Qualification Framework (NSQF).”

At the Matriculation ceremony, Rector awards were presented to students who were at the tops of their classes in the last academic session.

The Rector stated that such award has been in existence in the school for the past 23 years.

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