The Provost of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Oto/ Ijanikin, Lagos State, Dr. Ladele Omolola Aina, has advised the youths in the country to be committed to their studies, and shun delinquent vices that could affect them negatively.
According to her, they should live their dreams, focused and aspire to be relevant in the society as future leaders, as well as to protect their family names and above all, strive hard to fulfill their purposes on earth.
The provost gave the advice during the combined 2016/2017 matriculation of the School of Part-Time Studies (SPS) and the Centre for Evening NCE Programmes of the college.
She noted that AOCOED as one of the oldest colleges of education in the country does not sacrifice or compromise quality in any way on the altar of revenue generation, rather she added that it adheres strictly to the curriculum and as enshrined in the benchmark standard provided by the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), the regulatory agencies for the colleges.
“I am proud to inform you that the college is blessed with seasoned academic staff members, who deliver academic instructions leading to the award of the Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE).
We also have committed administrators who provide the much needed administrative support,” Dr. Ladele said.
The provost called on the students to cultivate the culture of using the pedestrian bridge provided by the government directly in front of the college gate, dispose refuse properly through the refuse bins placed strategically across the campus, and give health-related issues all seriousness and attention it deserves.
Dr. Ladele commended the effort of the state governor and Moderator of the college, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, and his team for the state government’s commitment and investment in basic education sub-sector through the recent hosting of officials of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).