The Delta State University (DELSU), Agbor campus on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, held its matriculation for fresh students.
Addressing the fresh students, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Victor F. Peretomode, ably represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Professor Mrs. Grace N. Ogwu, congratulated the 305 matriculated students, enjoining them to always imbibe the spirit of hard-work, diligence and humility in order to graduate in good time, stating that the matriculation was a confirmation of their studentship.
Professor Ogwu urged the matriculated students to consider themselves lucky to have been offered admission and as well see it as uncommon opportunity. She charged them to shun anti-social vices such as cultism, indecent dressing, and examination malpractice among others.
The deputy Vice Chancellor pointed out that the mission statement and main objective of the College of Education (COE), Agbor in affiliation with the Delta State University, Abraka is the provision of qualitative and affordable higher education to the people within and around the vicinity, commending the Provost of the College, Dr. Joseph O. Ukadike and staff for perfectly keying into this lofty goal.
Administering matriculation oath to the newly admitted students, the Registrar, DELSU, Abraka, Mr. Daniel A. Urhibo admonished them to be law abiding students by upholding the matriculation oath taken which has confirmed their studentship.He congratulated the matriculating students and wished them success in their academic endeavor.
Dr. Ukadike, who later received the management of DELSU that came to conduct the matriculation exercise in his office at the end of the ceremony, thanked them for coming. He used the opportunity to passionately appeal to them to include their grandaunts in every of the institution’s batches for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to help address the issue of backlog of the graduating students ready for NYSC.
Highlight of the event was the musical interludes to entertain the students and their guests.