Focus, commitment and discipline have been described as traits needed alongside academic potentials to make a success out of a chosen career.
The rector, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Professor Oludele Itiola stated this at the matriculation and oath-taking ceremony of the newly-admitted students of the institution for the 2016/2017 academic session held inside the OGD Auditorium on its campus
Professor Itiola, who said MAPOLY had already begun the process of becoming a degree-awarding institution, reiterated the determination of the polytechnic to create an enabling environment for effective teaching and learning through lecture spaces and 24-hour electricity supply.
In their separate speeches, the Admission Officer, Mr Olufunsho Kusimo and the Guidance Counsellor, Dr. Rotimi Olukoya, advised them to complete their registration on time and obey the rules and regulations to avoid being rusticated.
The matriculation oath was conducted by the school’s legal adviser, Barrister Lanre Ojo, on 2,850 full-time and part-time Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) students.