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Rector charges students on professional training for future career


Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro

Matriculating students of Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro have been charged to be focused as they have enormous opportunities to deepen their education, expand understanding of the society and begin professional training that will launch them to successful future career.

The rector, Dr. Jacob S. Oboreh gave the charge to the 2016/2017 matriculating students of the institution at the Events / Convocation arena at Ozoro, Isoko North local council area of Delta State. Dr. Oboreh while delivering the matriculation speech said, the vision of Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro is to become a world class institution that offers 21st Century academic and technological programmes with state of the art equipment and facilities comparable to the standard anywhere in the world.

Dr. Oboreh stated that the vision is to offer technologically driven programmes leading to the award of National Diploma, Higher National Diploma and competency in various field of endeavour. He assured the students of conducive environment needed to undertake academic activities in the institution. He said presently, the Delta State polytechnic Ozoro has six schools, 21 departments and 32 programmes at HND and ND levels adding that all the programmes have been approved and accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).

Dr. Oboreh urged the students to emulate him as he started his academic career from Ozoro polytechnic. “I was a student of Ozoro Polytechnic many years ago but today, I am the rector of this Polytechnic”. He assured the students that with hard work, they will find it interesting and satisfying to pass through the institution, stressing that they are surrounded by Scholars, Deans, Lecturers/teachers, Researchers and fellow students.

The rector charged the matriculating students to be responsible in every area and conduct themselves as the registrar administers the matriculation Oath on them. He said by the Oath, they make a commitment to subject them to constituted authority and to abide by the polytechnic code of conduct. Dr. Oboreh urged the students to be focus on the reasons that brought them to school and shun all acts of misconduct such as examination malpractice, cultism, sexual harassment, blocking or sorting and leakage of examination materials.

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