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“BE OF GOOD BEHAVIOUR, SHUN ALL FORMS OF SOCIAL VICES”- PROVOST

The Provost, Dr R.A Soyele has advised the Degree Students affiliated to the University of Ibadan, Ibadan to be of good behaviour and shun all forms of social vices as the College had zero tolerance for misdemeanours.

Speaking through the Deputy Provost at the Orientation Programme organised by the Centre for Degree Programmes (CEDEP) on Thursday 21st October, 2021, Dr Soyele stated that the orientation was meant to enlighten students on the right part to follow throughout their stay in the College. He reiterated that the College was noted for excellence and had produced first class graduates. He therefore urged them to determine their fate from the outset.

While welcoming Students to the Programme, the Director of CEDEP, Dr M.F Aderanti remarked that the Orientation was the 9th in series adding that the 2020/2021 admitted Students would be Matriculating on Thursday, 18th November 2021. According to her, the Centre had a total number of two hundred and twenty one (221) registered Students out of the three hundred and thirty (330} approved for the College by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Series of lectures intimating the Students on what was expected of them while in the system - safety, health and how to comport themselves as good ambassadors of the University of Ibadan, FCE Abeokuta Campus, were delivered at the Orientation Programme.

COLLEGE DISPOSES SERVICEABLE ITEMS

The College under the Committee on Asset Disposal on Thursday 21st October, 2021 disposed some items that were no longer useful to the College but still serviceable.

The items that were in five lots, were disposed through bidding by interested Staffers and part of the disposed items included among others were - office tables, black iron chairs, armless chairs, wooden shelf, motorcycle, grass cutter, printers, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), Air Conditioners and Generators.

Method used in disposing these items was by considering the highest bidder meanwhile interested Staffers were expected to see any member of the Asset disposal Committee, as some items were still available for bidding.

AMEND YOUR WAYS AND LIVE ARIGHT … CLERIC

These were words of the Minister of God at the burial of Temitope Idowu-Hans at the Abeokuta South Local Government Cemetery, Lantoro Abeokuta on Thursday 28th October, 2021.

The Cleric who read the Holy Bible admonished that people should not worry about those that were dead, rather, they should be concerned about the living adding that while they were alive, people should amend their ways and live aright.

It would be recalled that Temitope Idowu-Hans joined the services of the College on 10th December 2012 as a Clerical Officer on CONTEDISS 02 Step 1 and rose to the position of a Chief Clerical Officer on CONTEDIS 06 before her untimely death on Thursday 14th October, 2021. Temitope worked in various Divisions of the College and was until her demise a Chief Clerical Officer with the Records and Scholarship Division.

While commiserating with the deceased family, friends and the College, College Update prays that God grants her soul an eternal rest.

NUC PRE-ACCREDITATION TEAM VISITS THE CENTRE FOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN THE COLLEGE

The National Universities Commission (NUC) Pre - accreditation Team led by Mr Peter Tobise on Wednesday 27th October, 2021 visited the College’s Centre for Degree Programmes for a Mock Accreditation exercise.

Welcoming the team, the Provost, Dr. R. A. Soyele, noted that they were in the College to ensure full compliance of the required standard by the NUC adding that all observations by the team would be strictly adhered to. According to him, the College is blessed with both human and material resources and that all the Programmes were being directly run by the University of Ibadan.

The NUC team leader, Mr Peter Tobise in his response stated that the team wanted to know and see the relationship between the College and the Parent body saying that the team had been around earlier in the year and had made some corrections which they had come to see if the observations had been effected.

The Representative of the Director of affiliated Institutions, University of Ibadan, Prof. Olajide while reacting to the Provost and NUC team leader’s addresses stressed that the University of Ibadan believed in standard and would never compromise it adding that all their affiliated centres enjoyed same because UI does a lot of supervisory roles to ensure that all its centres do not compromise the already set standard.

At the end of the exercise, the Deputy Provost, Dr R.A Badaru and the Representative of the Director of affiliated Institutions, University of Ibadan appreciated the team for their candid opinions promising that before the real accreditation exercise all their observations would have been effected and wished them journey mercies back to their destinations.

COLLEGE GOVERNING COUNCIL REQUESTS STAFF ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE

The College Governing Council at one of its statutory meetings frowned at the use of Statement of Results by Staffers, despite their years of graduation. Consequently, the concerned members of staff through a memo signed by the Secretary to Council and College Registrar Dr G.A Adebayo (FNIM) have been requested to submit their original certificates to the Registry Department of the College latest by Tuesday, 21st December, 2021.

Staff are enjoined to adhere to this call promptly.