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Having completed their higher degrees in Computer Science and Islamic Studies (Jurisprudence) from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta and Bakht-Alruda University, Khartoum, Sudan respectively, Mr Sunday Agholor of the Department of Computer Science and Mr D.T Hadaina of the Department of Islamic Studies have been conferred with Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Islamic Studies respectively.
Henceforth, they shall be known and addressed as Dr Sunday Agholor and Dr Dauda T. Hadaina.
College Update congratulates and felicitates with them on this laudable achievement.
A Don in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Dr Rasheed Adenrele Adetoro has asserted that, for Nigeria to regain her lost glory, she must go back to her root.
Dr Adetoro made this assertion while delivering the sixth inaugural Lecture entitled “Back to the roots, a clarion call for socio civic renaissance in Nigeria” held on Monday, 15th March, 2018 at the Kunle Filani academic Theatre.
In his lecture, Dr R.A Adetoro noted that the abandonment of the dignity of yesteryears, the current craze for ill-gotten wealth and criminalities in Nigeria among other things have led to cultural erosion, corrupt mentality, stealing by tricks, ethnic and religious jingoism, youth restiveness, democratic deficit and educational disorder.
He further stated that the expected future of the Country was the one based on a sound educational system rooted in best cultural heritage.
Earlier, the Provost of the College, Dr A.A Ajayi in his opening remarks appreciated the lecturer, friends and staff present at the lecture stating that he was confident that at the end of the lecture, the audience would have in no doubt gained tremendously.
Present at the lecture were, the College Management ably led by the Provost of the College Dr A.A Ajayi; Deans and Directors, Chief Lecturers, Deputy Directors and Deputy Registrars, members of Staff; members of Dr R A Adetoro’s family; guests from Sister Institutions in and around Abeokuta, as well as the Student Union Executive and Students.
The Director, Centre for Sandwich and Pre NCE Programmes, Dr Ben Edegbai ably represented by the Head of Department, Sandwich and PDE Programmes, Mrs F.A Olaore has advised students to be hardworking so as to emerge with better grades that would enable them transit to one hundred levels.
This advice was given at the 2017/2018 orientation programme organised for PRE-NCE students of the Centre for Sandwich and Pre NCE Programmes (CESAPREP) on Tuesday, 20th February, 2018.
The Administrative Secretary, Mr Ebun Atinuke in his address implored the students to project positive image of their respective homes adding that they needed to be studious in other to excel.
Present at the Ceremony were the representative of the College Librarian, Mr S.O Olawepo; Director Medical Services represented by Mrs H. A Lumpkin; Chief Security Office II, Mr O.J Ajibola, Head of Department, Part-time Programmes, Dr P E Ezenandu; Head of Department Pre NCE Programme, Mr P.A Akinsanya and staffers of the Centre.
In its bid to maintain the academic standard the College was known for as the “Centre of Academic Excellence”, the College Management, having considered the report of the Examination Malpractice Committee on the involvement of twelve (12) students suspected to have engaged in examination malpractices in the second semester 2016/2017 NCE Full Time examination and PDE examination, has rusticated Seven (7), suspended Four (4) and expelled One (1).
Below are the names of the concerned students which comprise both NCE and PDE Students:
OYETUNDE JOSEPH (15/1506, BED), AKINYEMI OMOLADE ELIZABETH (ENG/POL, 16/0787), ADEBAYO EMMANUEL OLUWAMAYOWA (15/1069 CSC/MATH), EWIRI MOSES CHUKWUMA (16/0052 CRS/POL), SAMUEL ESTHER OLUWASEUN (15/1201, ISC/BIO), FAGBENJO OLUWASEUN G. (12/0630 YOR/SOS), IBIKUNLE DOYINSOLA O. (14/0263, ECO/MAT), ADENIJI OLUWAGBENGA AYOOLUWA (17/4042, ECO/POL), OGUNBADEWA OLUWATOYIN (14/4129, PED [DM]), KOLEOSO AMINAT (14/4121, [PED DM]), OWOLABI VICTORIA (PDE 16/0098) while PATIA OYEYEMI (13/4346, PED [DM]) has been expelled with immediate effect for absconding with her script from the Examination Hall and altering the figures on her school fees receipt.
Other students placed on probation, especially, those on overall probation were advised to improve on their academic performances so as to avoid being asked to withdraw from the College if they were still on overall probation at the end of 1st semester 2017/2018 Academic Session.
It is worthy of note that all rusticated students would be reabsorbed into the College after fulfilling the necessary conditions as stipulated by the College Management.
The Commissioner of Police Ogun State Command, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu (DSC) has opined that violence could not be used to achieve anything and that aggrieved parties should embrace dialogue. This opinion was made at a public lecture entitled SECURITY CHALLENGES, IMPLICATION AND SOLUTION IN OGUN STATE held on Wednesday 7th March, 2018.
The CP noted that the issue of security was everybody’s concern and that since his arrival in Ogun State, he had established and encouraged community policing where everybody becomes watchmen. He therefore encouraged members of the College Community to be vigilant at all times as the issue of Cattle herdsmen was becoming worrisome. Mr Iliyasu however reiterated the efforts of Ogun State Police Command and the Police force as a whole in curbing crimes in Ogun State and by extension, Nigeria. He assured the audience that the Police Force would not rest on its oars until crime was completely wiped out in the State.
Earlier in his address, the Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi appreciated the Commissioner of Police for honouring the College’s Invitation despite his tight schedule. He stated that the topic became imperative at that material time when the country was faced with serious security challenges.
The Chairman of the Public Lecture Committee, Dr (Mrs) C.F Onabanjo appreciated the Commissioner of Police and his team for honouring the College’s Invitation and the wonderful turn out of the College Staff.
Among other eminent dignitaries in attendance were members of the College Management; Deans and Directors, Chief Lecturers, Staffers on CONTEDIS 13 and above as well as selected students from the College and Centre for Degree Programme.