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Mr Musaliu, Mojeed Olayori of Islamic Studies Department, School of Arts and Social Sciences wishes to notify the College of his change of name from Musaliu, Mojeed Olayori to Musolihu, Majeed Olayori.
The College community should please take note of this change.
Members of staff applying for the College’s Identity Cards should kindly include their phone numbers in the application letters for easy reach by the Public Relations Unit.
In a double honours accorded to the College, students who represented the College in an inter institutions debate organised by Jaw Jaw Africa held on Friday 28th April, 2017 at Spices Event Hall, Oke Ilewo, Abeokuta came out in bright colours.
During the debate session, two (2) representatives of the College –Oyebola Francis (300level MATH/ Education) and Ayodele Oluwanifemi Precious (100level HAUSA/IGBO) who argued against the motion “Education and Health sectors are on a wheelchair”, held the audience spell bound with their lines of thoughts, contents, comportment, carriage, voices, expression to mention but a few. These left the audience with no other choice than to give them a standing ovation after their presentation against their opponent from D.S Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Abeokuta.
In another related activity, the Yoruba orator, Sanni Yusuf Mayowa (300level YOR/HAUSA), who emerged winner also engaged the audience with his prowess in the language; spoke on “Iwa lewa omo eniyan”.
While the “ewi” exponent won the first prize, the debate team won a place to participate at the Southwest Regional Competition which comes up later in the year. The participating Tertiary Institutions were: Federal College of Education Abeokuta; Federal Polytechnic Ilaro; Tai solarin College of Education, Omu Ijebu; D.S Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Abraham Adesanya ICT Polytechnic, Ijebu Igbo; Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere; and School of Health Technology, Ilese.
FCE Abeokuta, known as the Centre of Academic Excellence proved its class to the world through a well-researched, brilliantly presented and logically arranged arguments of our students that made them win double honours for the College.
The participation was facilitated through the Peer Support and Writing Centre under the able leadership of Dr (Mrs) Bola Ige, a Chief Lecturer in the department of English Language. She also expressed her appreciation to the College Management, Staff and the entire students of the College for their cooperation and supports towards the successful outing.
The College Management led by the Provost, Dr Ayodele Adetayo Ajayi had on Tuesday 16th May, 2017 paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Governor of Ogun State, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, CON, FCA at his Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta office.
The Provost in his speech extolled the Governor and his team for the prompt and fatherly care extended to the College at various times and also appreciated the Governor for according the College its rightful place in the State.
Dr A. A Ajayi used the medium of the visit to inform the Governor that the Award of the most outstanding Governor was bestowed on him during the 40th Founders Day Celebration organised by the Alumni Association of the College. He stated that the College Management and Executive Members of FCE Alumni deemed it fit to jointly present him the award and portrait in his office. He also sought partnership of the State with the College in the area of human capacity development and Teacher Education. He finally requested that the State Governor should kindly attend to our request on the official acceptance of the Professional Diploma in Education, (PDE) Certificate being run by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) through the College.
The Deputy Governor, Chief (Mrs) Yetunde Onanuga FNIM, while responding to the Provost, apologised for the inability of the Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun to meet with the College Management due to his official trip to Abuja. She congratulated the College on its fortieth Anniversary adding that the College has prided itself as the Centre of Academic Excellence which was evident in her crop of products.
She further commended the College for maintaining excellent academic culture and enjoined the College Management not to rest on its oars but continue to give the state qualitative and morally sound teachers.
Chief (Mrs) Yetunde Onanuga finally thanked the College for the award presented to the Governor. She emphasized that education was one of the core mandate of the Sen. Ibikunle Amosun led administration and promised that the State government would partner with the College on areas of mutual benefit.
Highlights of the courtesy visit were the exchange of gifts with the College Management and the presentation of award plaque and also a portrait of the governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, CON, FCA while the Deputy Governor also presented the College with the plaque of the coat of arms, and publication on the history of the state. Thereafter was the traditional group photograph.
On the entourage of the Provost, Dr A. A Ajayi, were the Deputy Provost - Dr R. A Soyele; Registrar, Mr R. A Akinola; Bursar, Mr A.O Alabi FCNA; Dean Students Affairs, Dr A. K Badaru; College PRO – Mr Bola Adesina; S.A Provost, Mr Damola Adegbite; FCE Abeokuta National Alumni President and Secretary, Mr Tope Balogun and Mr Seyi Agotola respectively; the Protocol Officer, Mr Anthony Ogundipe among others.
Executive members of the Federated Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Tuseday 2nd May, 2017, informed that our Provost Dr. Ayodele Adetayo Ajayi, was one of the awardees to be honoured for their impact and positive contributions to the development of Media in the State, during the Union’s week later in the year.
This information was given by the Chairman of the Federated Chapel, Mr Adeniyi Adeloye during the courtesy visit of the Chapel. The visit was purposely to strengthen the relationship between the College and the media, and also to seek the College’s assistance in their forthcoming press week.
The Provost appreciated the visitors and promised to attend their programme in person. He further implored the Press men to use their professionalism in acquainting Government about the difficulty being experienced plying the road to the College.
Speaking further, he stated that the College could partner with the body to organise seminars, workshops and training assuring that the College has the infrastructural capacity to accommodate more than 1,000 people.
The courtesy visit was witnessed by the Deputy Provost, Dr R. A Soyele, Registrar, Mr R. A Akinola, Bursar, Mr A.O Alabi, College PRO, Mr S.A Adesina and members of the chapel among others.