The 2019/2020 matriculation ceremony held on February 6, 2020, at The Great Hall witnessed a large turnout of matriculants and their parents/guardians who came out to celebrate the milestone.
The university’s vice-chancellor, Prof. M. O. Ologunde, the registrar, Dr K. A. Ogunleye, the bursar, Mr Abayomi, the head of academic affairs and the deans of faculties were all in attendance.
In his speech, the vice-chancellor congratulated the matriculants and told them to count themselves worthy to be offered admission into this great citadel of learning. He admonished them to make good use of their admission by attending classes, shunning all forms of vices and focus on the major reason why they’re here.
“Lautech has zero-tolerance for any form of misconduct whether inside or outside the school. We plead with you to report any suspicious activity to the DSA, the security personnel for immediate action,” he said.
Abdulkareem Sheriff Ayomide, a student of the department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development was acknowledged as the best 100 level student of the 2018/2019 session, with a CGPA of 4.89. He was awarded a scholarship which will span throughout his academic year and also caters for his welfare as stated by the vice-chancellor.
The VC made it known that the university will clock 30 in April, and will invite the parents and guardians to celebrate the occasion.
In an interview with one of the matriculants, Omale Michael of Computer Science department, he said he felt great for being one of the admitted students and wishes LAUTECH become a great institution free of industrial actions.
He concluded by saying he was moved by the scholarship initiated by the school and wishes to have CGPA that will surpass the highest one recorded
Report by Adeagbo Nafisat and Nasirudeen Shamsideen, UCJ LAUTECH.