By Sade Adewale, Ondo
Newly admitted part-time students for Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) and degree programmes in Adeyemi College of Education (ACE) Ondo for the 2021/2022 academic session have been advised to shun cultism, to have a successful academic career.
The Provost of the institution, Dr Samuel Akintunde gave the advice in an address delivered at the matriculation ceremony held at the College.
Describing the matriculation ceremony as important and special, the Provost, said it is important because it marked a threshold, through which the students could have a blissful future, adding that by participating in the exercise, their place is assured in the history of the institution.
Akintunde said the college has blazed the trail in excellence over the years and has earned and sustained its position as the foremost teacher training institution in Nigeria.
While advising the matriculating students to show commitment to the advancement of the institution by regarding it as personal heritage, the provost reiterated the resolve of his administration to continue to sustain the legacy bequeathed to him by his predecessors.
Akintunde commended the staff of the institution both teaching and non-teaching, for their commitment to the development of the college, stating that the move has added value to the institution, and improved a lot of its students by making them first among equals.
He advised the students not to misconstrue their admission as a license to live a deviant life, stressing that the oath of allegiance administered to them by the college, stands as a solemn promise to abide by the rules and regulations of the college.
Akintunde gave assurance of early release of results saying all required logistics for prompt computation of results have been adequately provided by the College.