By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Acting Rector of the Oke Ogun Polytechnic , Saki, ESV. Kayode Ogunmola has warned that there will be no room for indiscipline, indecent dressing in the institution .
ESV Ogunmola handed down the warning at the weekend while speaking at the institution’s 2019/2020 matriculation ceremony for its new students held at the institution’s ICT centre.
According to the Acting Rector , the Polytechnic , Oke Ogun ” cherished disciplines and integrity hence the indecent dressing such as wearing of armless cloth, top/gown, mini/micro skirts, coloured hair, bushy hairstyles, dreadlocks, long eyelashes, seductive trousers, crazy clothes, wearing of slippers and other ungodly act would not be condoned as enshrined in the Students’ Handbook of the institution”, he said.
The Acting Rector maintained that the Studebts Handbook of the Institution would be made available to the Students by the Students’ Affairs Office, adding that there is the need for the matriculants to face their career squarely and do away with such things that could tarnish the image or the institution and reputation or that of their parents and families.
ESV Ogunmola advised the matriculating students to desist from all forms of cult activities and as well respect all the rules and regulations of the institution, saying, anyone caught violating the institution’s order would face the Students’ Disciplinary Committee and if found guilty, he or she may be suspended or face outright expulsion, depending on the gravity of the office.
He then urged them not to shy away from partaking in sporting activities because all work without play makes Jack a dull boy.
Appreciating the support and co-operation of members of Acting Management team, the entire staff of the institution as well as Town and Gown Committee and hosting community, the Acting Rector lauded the Governor Seyi Makinde led administration for the prompt payment of staff salaries via the payment of hundred per cent subvention into institution’s account, describing the Governor as lover of education and a man of his word who does not believe in lip service.
He therefore rallied support of all and sundry for the administration of Engr. ‘Seyi Makinde in the state so that the pace setter state could be taken to promise land.
Matriculation Oat was led for the matriculants by the Acting Registrar of the institution, Mr. R. F. A. Adeniji during when the new students pledged not to belong to, patronize, support, aid or abet, or in any other whatsoever be involved in any secret cult activities or belong to any students Association not registered or approved by the Polytechnic Authority with the students promising to refrain from any act of violence and other actions calculated to disrupt the smooth running of TOPS or likely to bring the institution into disrepute while they declared that a breach of any undertakings would lead to their expulsion from the institution.
The programme was witnessed by the matriculant’s parents, Deans and Heads of Departments, staff of the institution, members of Town and Gown Committee, as well as Head of Security Agencies