‘We ‘ll involve our students in entrepreneural skills’
By Bukola Olamona
The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji, Prof Adedayo Fasakin has said that the school will expose the students to different entrepreneural skills to enhance their careers.
He made this known during the second matriculation ceremony for part time students of the institution yesterday.
Fasakin said technical and vocational education is the way to go in this century as it enhances the type of self help needed to battle unemployment ravaging youths in the country.
He said part time programme enables matured students who could not fully disengage from their work go for higher education in the quest for acquiring additional qualifications that would enhance their career.
He said therefore part time students cannot afford the luxury of wasting time because many of them are self sponsored as this is a second chance for many of them.
According to him:”I want you to bear in mind that the part time programme is by no means inferior to the regular programme, so the quality will not be lesser”
Fasakin therefore admonished them to comport themselves and give attention to their studies by making new resolutions and decisions that will propel them to aim high during their studentship.
He said” socializing is an acceptable norm in the society, it should be done responsibly, night crawling and partying are distractions in any academic setting and are with dangerous possibilities. I thus appeal to you to handle this new phase of your life with caution and godly counsel.
He also disclosed that the institution will be relocating to its permanent site by October this year ,adding that the opening will coincide with the institution’s convocation.
“The percentage of the first phase is almost 90 percent completed in terms of building, already, some structures and administrative building are completed. ”
One of the Matriculating student, Arowosegbe Eyiyemi of Electrical Electronic Engineering department and also a Baker who said she is elated to be admitted to the school said she will work hard so as come out with flying colors.