The Provost of Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Dr Samuel Akintunde has warned the newly admitted students of the institution to desist from examination malpractice.
Akintunde stated this during the 2018/2019 matriculation ceremonies held at Babatunde Ipaye Hall, urging the newly admitted students to avoid any act of indiscipline during the forthcoming examinations and subsequent ones.
The College matriculated 1,600 students admitted for NCE programmes matriculated on Wednesday, 16 May, 2019 and 3,350 students admitted for Degree various programmes on Thursday, 17th May, 2019.
The College helmsman pleaded with the matriculating students to ensure they complete their registration in due time or defer their admission as students or suspend their studentship instead of looking for shortcuts that might put them in trouble.
He said, “If for any reason you cannot register, you may take the option of deferring your studentship or suspension of studies till next session.”
The College administrator also warned sternly against other social vices such as indecent dressing, rape, cultism and use of illicit drugs.
The Vice Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, represented at the event by the Dean, Faculty of Education,Professor Ademola Adeleke, also advised that the students should stay away from social vices as they could dent their chosen career paths.
He maintained that, “You cannot strive for excellence if you are not disciplined,” as he assured them that the University was determined to uphold, protect and ensure the peaceful stay of all students in the College.
The Vice-Chancellor also pleaded with the newly matriculated students to always be good ambassadors of their families and also of the College by obeying the stated rules and regulations of the College.
He, however, reminded the matriculating students that the primary aim of their coming to this College was to go through their chosen academic programmes and graduate with flying colours.
The professor advised them not to ruin their lives by keeping company of undesirable elements in the name of friendship as he urged them to resist any attempt to lure them into any form of anti-social activities.
Also present at the ceremony were the College Registrar, Mrs. Olufisayo Fakorede, Bursar, Mr Ganiyu Abdul and the Acting College Librarian, Mr Akinade Awoyemi who was represented by Mr. Michael Jato. Others were JAMB officials, Deans and Directors from the College and many other staff of the College.