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Edo Poly: Obaseki, Delegates to Attend Maiden Convocation Ceremony

 Godwin Obaseki, Executive Governor of Edo State. Photo: Guardian Nigeria
Godwin Obaseki, Executive Governor of Edo State. Photo: Guardian Nigeria

Godwin Obaseki, Executive Governor of Edo state, will on Saturday, December 1, 2018 lead the Edo state government’s delegation to the first ever convocation ceremony of Edo State Polytechnic, Usen.
According to report from Vanguard News, the Rector of the institution, Prof. Abiodun Falodun made this known while speaking to pressmen concerning the lined up activities for the ceremony.

According to the Rector, the convocation ceremonies will hold from November 27, 2018 to December 2, 2018 at the main campus of the polytechnic.

“The Founder’s Day Lecture, which is one of the events lined up for the convocation ceremony, will be delivered by the Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Hon. Paul Ohonbamu entitled; “Leadership Development and Vagaries of Power: Nigeria in Perspective”.

“The lecture by the Commissioner, will set the tone for the series of activities set to hold in Usen, Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo state.

“The convocation lecture will be delivered by Space Physicist, Prof. Babatunde Rabiu of the Centre for Atmospheric Research on the 3rd of Nov. 2018. The lecture is titled; Repositioning Higher Education towards Effective Patronage of Science and Technology for Sustainable Development”.

“We are extremely proud that Gov. Obaseki will be at the occasion as visitor to the institution. This is a landmark event. We are proud of the reforms the governor has brought to the state and this institution in particular. So we are prepared for the auspicious occasion and thrilled that the institution is now meeting the objectives set for it by its founding fathers,” the Rector said.

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