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Saturday, April 06, 2019

FUTA MATRICULATES OVER 3629 STUDENTS




The Federal University of Technology, Akure was yesterday filled with excitement as over 3629 students took the matriculation oath in the University main auditorium.

The oath was administered as a part of the matriculation ceremony for the admitted students in the 2018/2019 academic session.

Gracing the occasion were principal officials of the University, the matriculants, their parents and well-wishers.

The event started with the procession of matriculants into the auditorium before the University Registrar, Mr Adeyinka Arifalo declared the ceremony open.

In his speech, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Joseph Adeola Fuwape represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Development, Prof. Oguntunde admonished the students to focus on their academic pursuit.

“It is to your utmost advantage to be focused, diligent and law-abiding in your pursuit of academic success. Do not allow distractions to lead you away from your lofty dreams.”

Prof. Fuwape encouraged the students to partake in advancing the University and remain law abiding.

He stressed the University’s zero tolerance to acts capable of disrupting the peace of the University.

Speaking to Campus Journalists, Hamza, a fresh student of Architecture, though happy, said his joy will be complete at the end of his academic sojourn.

Hamza expects “to be well disciplined” and savvy about Architecture when he eventually graduates, believing that hard work and determination can land him his expectations.
Ibukunoluwa Adekeyoja, another student described the day as remarkable.

“I am aspiring very high and the only way to go about it is studying more, but not just about books alone, going social little bit,” she said.


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