Duties of the rector Matriculants on character, academics

Newly enrolled students from the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, have been instructed to ensure that they are deemed worthy of character and learning.

Rector of the Institution, Eng. Michael Arimanwa, gave this warning when addressing Matriculants yesterday during the 44th enrollment ceremony of École Polytechnique which was held at the Institution’s pavilion.

He reminded students that the Academic Council will only pronounce them graduates if they have been found guilty of good conduct at École Polytechnique.

“That means your character should define your personality and accomplishments. It must at all times be clean and indisputable so that you do not constitute an embarrassment for yourself, your family, the service and the Institution”.

He further advised them to avoid indecent dress, exam malpractices, worship, cohabitation saying the penalty is instant rustication.

The rector therefore urged the government of the Union of students of the institution to see the management as partners in progress and however congratulated them and wished them a good stay at the polytechnic.

He also said that the Federal Polytechnic in Nekede, Owerri will send about forty (40) students to Innoson Manufacturing Company in Anambra State for their Industrial Training (IT).

In his address at the occasion, the CEO of Innoson Karia Academy, . Ndubuisi Ezengwa, said IKA is the training arm of manufacturing company Innoson.

Ezengwa said the manufacturing company trained both private and federally sponsored candidates, saying the company’s collaboration with the Polytechnic would be beneficial.

Pastor Onyema Ubaka who was the former public relations officer of the institution, congratulated the rector, congratulated the registered students.

The former image maker revealed his intention to organize a seminar, entitled “Ethical Awareness Workshop” which he said would equip students.

In her remarks, Polytechnic National Diploma in Mass Communication student Eleaka Jennifer thanked the Polytechnic Rector and Board of Trustees for setting the tone and upholding the school’s position. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri.

She praised the institution for giving applicants with disabilities, including herself, the opportunity to study in the institution and prayed to God to bless the management of the Polytechnic.

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