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Delegates of the Senior Staff Union in Colleges of Education in Nigeria (SSUCOEN) from the seven ( 7) Southwest States in the Country on Thursday 8th February, 2018 converged on the Federal College of Education , Abeokuta for its 29th Southwest Delegates Conference.
The Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi while declaring the Delegates Conference open commended and welcomed all delegates and the leadership of the Union especially at the Branch level. He saluted the Executives and members of the Branch on the level of completion of the Branch’s building which was a surprise to him; he thereafter pledged his support towards the Union’s Building having seen what has been constructed so far.
The Southwest Zonal Chairman, Comrade Ebun Atinuke in his address lauded the College Management for its support towards the Union and its members in the past years. While appreciating the delegates, Comrade Atinuke expressed gratitude for the philanthropist, Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu, who donated the Office complex to the Union.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Branch Chairman, Comrade Doyin Iyasere while welcoming all delegates also appreciated the College Management for its unflinching support towards the Union. He further applauded the College Management for the prompt payment of end of year package in spite the Country’s economic recession as well as distribution of laptops to all its members and the conversion of members of staff with additional qualifications.
Present at the Opening Ceremony of the Zonal Delegate’s Conference were the Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi; National President, SSUCOEN represented by the Assistant National Secretary, Comrade O. Olasan, Zonal Chairman, Comrade Ebun Atinuke, Branch Chairman; Comrade Doyin Iyasere, delegates from the Southwest Federal and State Colleges of Education and members of the host Institution.
The Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi on Wednesday, 7th February lauded the Management of Ogun State Television (OGTV) on its feat of integrating the Stations’ programmes on the Cable Television (DSTV).
Going down memory lane, the Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi noted that the Television Station was the best in the 1980s adding that with the Station now on Cable Television, it would get wider reach and coverage. He thereafter prayed that Ogun State Television would stand out as one of the best Media Houses worldwide.
Earlier in his address, the Assistant Marketing Manager, Dr Yemisi Bamgbose appreciated the College for the existing cordial relationship between OGTV and the College. He noted that the station was poised towards projecting the image of FCE Abeokuta through the Station’s programmes beyond its catchment areas. He noted further that the Station would be glad to have both teaching and non-teaching staffers feature on some programmes as he knew that the College was blessed with egg heads and capable hands.
Present at the event was the Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi who led the College Management team, Dean Students Affairs; Directors and some Deputy Registrars.
Having completed their higher degree programmes successfully, Mr C. O Akintade, Mrs O.O.M Adekunle and Mr O.T Oludare have been conferred with Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education; English with specialization in Pragmatics and Christian Religious Studies respectively from University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State and University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State.
With these achievements, they are to be known and addressed as Dr C.O Akintade, Dr (Mrs) O.O.M Adekunle and Dr O.T Oludare. The College Community should please take note.
College update congratulates them on their new Status!
Mr Robert Kayode Babajide of the School of Vocational Education wishes to be addressed and referred to as Mr Babajide Kayode Robert .
Mrs Olusanya, Justina Olabowale wishes to notify the College Community of her name change to Mrs Adams Justina Olabowale, this is as a result of marriage.
The College Community should please take note.
The new Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Felix Kolawole Salako on Wednesday 7th February, 2018 paid a courtesy visit to the College.
Professor F.K Salako who came to introduce himself to the College Management as the new VC of FUNAAAB commended the College Management for maintaining peace and stability over the years. He noted that his familiarisation tour was for better cordial relationship between FUNAAB and FCE, Abeokuta.
The Provost, Dr A. A Ajayi, earlier in his address welcomed and congratulated the Vice Chancellor on his appointment as the substantive Vice Chancellor of the prestigious Institution. He noted that FCE Abeokuta remains the first and the most peaceful Tertiary institution in Ogun state. He appreciated both past and present Management of FUNAAB for the peace and co- existence enjoyed over the years. Speaking on the space leased to FUNAAB as a bus station (MACORT), the Provost reiterated that the piece of land should be fenced and gate raised to avoid unlawful usage of the place in accordance with the Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) signed on the land.
Responding on the issue of the bus station (MACORT), the Vice Chancellor promised that the MOU earlier signed would be revisited and necessary actions would be taken to secure the land in respect of issues raised on it.
In attendance were the College Management led by the Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi, Deans and Directors as well as the Vice Chancellor FUNAAB, Prof. F.K Salako and his Management team.