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With the implementation of the Revised Scheme of Service, the Public Relations Unit under the Provost office has transmitted into a full-fledged Directorate with the name Directorate of Information.
Henceforth, the Directorate shall in all its correspondences be known and addressed as the Directorate of Information.
The Federal Ministry of Education has directed the College Management to educate College Community on the proper way to route official Correspondences to the Ministry.
The directive as contained in the release from the Ministry with reference number FME/HE/CU/824/T/123 explained that all official correspondences meant for the Federal Ministry of Education must be routed through the Provost of the College and further warned that anything contrary would amount to breach of Protocol.
The Provost, Dr A. A Ajayi has declared the College’s willingness and readiness to collaborate with any governmental body in the country that seeks the promotion of Nigeria’s Democracy.
He made this declaration while receiving some Voters Education materials presented to the College by the Ogun State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Administrative Secretary who was represented by the Head of Department of the Electoral Commission, Mr Samuel Ogunjemilua.
Mr Samuel Ogunjemilua made it known that the essence of the visit was to strengthen Nigeria’s Democracy by partnering with Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria and to enable the Body acquaint students in Tertiary Institutions on electoral processes through the papers and documents that would be made available in their schools. He revealed that the body aimed at helping students better themselves with electoral processes in the country.
The Provost, Dr Ayodele A Ajayi while appreciating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Yakubu Momodu, noted that youths in Tertiary Institutions were the most mobile and active part of democracy and as such they need to be well educated on Electoral processes in the Country.
It was indeed a great day when FCE Abeokuta Alumni Association, Abeokuta Branch decided to celebrate and appreciate the duo of the Deputy Provost, Dr Rafiu Adekola Soyele and the Registrar, Mr Rafiu Abidemi Akinola as worthy and distinguished ambassadors of the Alumni Association and Abeokuta Branch.
Welcoming guests to the event, the Branch Chairman, Comrade Emma Adekunle Makanjuola, stated that indeed FCE Abeokuta Branch and the National Alumni Association were appreciative of the successes the two worthy members had done to the Association. He thanked God for raising them to the enviable position of a Deputy Provost and Registrar respectively and prayed that more honours would come to the Association revealing that in no distant time, an Alumnus would saddle the affairs of the College.
Dr M. A. O Sotayo, an alumnus, a Chief Lecturer and Chairman of the occasion while declaring the occasion open expressed thanks to God for the event as he saw it as a time to appreciate the two awardees, time to celebrate the Branch and time to congratulate the duo for their appointments.
Also speaking at the occasion, the National President of the body, Alhaji Tope Balogun noted that “individually and collectively we (Alumni) are all great people”. He posited that the coming together of the “FATICAS”, “OSIELITES” and “FCEABITES” make the Alumni Association GREAT. He thereafter prayed for a greater Association.
The President enjoined members to keep the College Flag Flying and do everything in their purview to uphold the dignity of the College. He asked every member to thereafter play their part in building the College through their prayers and support. He pleaded with the Branch to be more active at the National level while appreciating them as the most viable Branch.
Various speakers at the ceremony eulogised the good works, character and commitment of the two awardees which has elevated them to the enviable positions.
In appreciation of the person of the Deputy Provost, Dr R. A Soyele, the 2015 set donated some waste bins for use in the College.
The awardees in their various responses, thanked the organisers of the Ceremony for the honour. Going down the memory lane, they appreciated the efforts made in the past and even presently by the College Management towards employing past Student Union Officers and outstanding students. They were both optimistic that in the nearest future, the College would have an Alumnus as the Provost. They eulogised the committed efforts of the present Provost, Dr Ayodele A Ajayi at helping them attain the position they presently occupy and therefore requested for utmost and overwhelming support for his administration.
As a way of recognizing their dedication and immense contributions to the Directorate of Osiele Ventures Limited (OVL) of the College, the Directorate appreciated and sent off its former Board Members and staff.
The Provost, Dr A. A Ajayi who was represented by the Deputy Provost, Dr R. A Soyele at the ceremony noted that the Directorate had undoubtedly added value to the College system. He also noted that there were capable hands manning different Directorates in the College adding that staffers that have served diligently in the College should not be envied when compensated. He implored other members of staff at the ceremony to be dedicated and committed to their jobs knowing that one day they would also be rewarded.
Dr R.A Soyele further expressed optimism that with the records of significant achievements in OVL, the Directorate would reach its zenith.
Earlier in her welcome address at the ceremony, the Director Osiele Ventures Limited, Mrs F. F Sogaolu appreciated the invited guests for honouring their invitation to the event.