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Story By Akinola Emmanuel, February 5, 2021

In line with its academic policy aimed at maintaining high standard to protect its integrity and leadership status in health education and technology, the management of Oyo state college of health science and technology eleyele-Ibadan has organised a two- day orientation programme for new students.

Declaring open the event at the college hall, the Provost Sanitarian Siji Ganiyu called on the new students to maintain high level of discipline, remain focused and dedicate themselves to their studies to ensure bright success In their academics.

The provost explained that the 2020/2021 academic session had begun with orientation programme which must be taken serious by student as lectures commences immediately.

Speaking on religious tolerance and peaceful co-habitation among students, Dr. Olusegun urged the new students to tolerate one another and live together in peace irrespective of religion,ethnic and social differences.

Speaking on on sexual behaviour among students Dr olapade implored the new students not to allow pre-marital sex and promiscuous enjoyment to jeopardize their future and their academic career.

Welcoming the new students, the registrar of the college, Mrs Dupe Ayoola appealed to them to make use of the available facilities to their advantage for brilliant academic performance emphasising that the college has a standard that is being jealously protected.

The student affairs officer who is also the head of department of environmental health Mr Afolabi and the college librarian Mr Akinsoji called on the new students to always behave well in and outside the college.

The Deputy Registrar, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan Dr Ikeoluwa Moody who spoke on expectation and responsibility of students advised them not to be discouraged or distracted in their academic pursuits.

Also commenting during the exercise, a civil defence officer Mr Adewoye called on the new students to be security conscious, behave well and protect the integrity of the college.

The new students were also taken through covid-19 lectures including it’s causes, symptoms and prevention by head of department, community health Mrs H.A.A Awotunde while the chairperson, disciplinary committee Mrs Oyewo spoke on sanctions for unruly behaviour and offences including suspension and summary dismissal urging students not to violate any of the college rules and guidelines.

The two-day orientation programme was attended by heads of department, principal officers and new students from various departments.

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