The Seventh Governing Council led by Alhaji AbdulRahaman Shehu together with the College Management on Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 visited prominent Egba Monarchs and the Commissioner of Police in the State.
In their separate addresses, the Royal Fathers, the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, HRM Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo Okukenu IV, the Agura of Gbagura, HRM Oba Saburee Babajide Bakre and the Olu of Osiele, Oba Williams Olufemi Olowonyo congratulated the Provost for the removal of Ag. in his title stating their optimism about greater things being achieved in the College. They thereafter prayed that the College would continue to move from strength to strength and that it would soon be upgraded to a degree awarding Institution.
The Council Chairman Alhaji AbduRahaman Shehu informed the Monarchs that there was no way they would come to their territory without paying homage to them having heard of their unflinching supports for the College. The Council Chairman therefore promised to make FCE Abeokuta better than he met it.
Earlier, the Provost Dr R.A Soyele in his address appreciated the Royal Fathers and informed them that President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR had granted him the approval to be the College substantive Provost.
In the same vein, at the Ogun State Police Command Headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Awolowo Ajogun remarked that FCE Abeokuta was relatively peaceful and that if other Institutions could emulate the College, Police could go to sleep without watching adding that the Police would continually maintain peaceful environment for Nigerians. The CP, while assuring citizens of the Police availability stressed that Students were expected to be more security conscious, shun every forms of vices. He thereafter advised Staffers of the institution to be mindful of female students’ relationship and sexual harassment saying that everyone should display personal integrity in offices held.
While appreciating the Commissioner of Police, the Provost noted that the Federal College of Education, Abeokuta was generally noted for peace and excellence adding that the College had zero tolerance for any form of misdemeanour. Soyele informed that FCE Abeokuta staffers, who remained disciplined, always avoided any form of amorous relationships. He therefore sought further support of the Police as the College was involved with moulding teenagers and youths.