The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA Professor Joseph Fuwape has advised the over 3,000 newly admitted students into various degree programmes of the institution for the 2019/2020 academic session to set forth at dawn so as to excel in their academic pursuit. He made the call while declaring open a five day orientation programme organized for the students on Wednesday January 29, 2020.Professor Fuwape who was represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, Professor Deji Ogunsemi described students of any higher institution as the greatest asset of such institution. He said, “See yourself as the greatest asset of FUTA. So as you come in, make the best use of the opportunity you have to study here.” He congratulated them for scaling through the rigorous and competitive admission process. “I congratulate those of you that made it to this university for this academic session. FUTA is a choice brand that always attracts a large number of applicants. For this session, over 20,000 applied to study here with over 11 ,000 meeting the minimum admission requirement . Out of this figure, just over 3,000 made it. So you are extremely lucky to be here. I therefore urge you to behave yourselves in tandem with the rules and regulations of the university,” the Vice Chancellor said.