The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, on Thursday matriculated a total number of 2,850 students admitted for both full-time and part-time programmes of the institution.
The Rector of the institution, Prof. Oladele Itiola, who addressed the students at the OGD hall urged them to be focused, committed and disciplined, so as to graduate in flying colours.
He told the students to be prepared to contribute their quota by acquiring knowledge to lift the nation out of the global economic challenges.
He also told the students that the management do not value only their academic achievements and potential, but also they look forward to the character traits, skills and competence that will make them proud as their mentors and parents.
The rector explained that the institution would continue to create an enabling environment for quality teaching and learning through lecture spaces that are conducive and 24-hour uninterrupted electricity supply.
He encouraged the students to take on leadership positions in the various fields that they have chosen.
Mr. Seyi Sobande, Director, Students Affairs, advised the students to abide by the institution’s rules and regulations, urging to desist from joining bad association.
He told them to report any challenge to the right authority.