WorldStage NewsOnline—-No fewer than 18, 131 National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) full-time and part-time students have been admitted by Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) for the 2018/2019 academic session.
Rector, Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Mr Obafemi Omokungbe who confirmed it during the Matriculation warned students of the institution against absenteeism, indolence, disobedience to constituted authorities and any other acts capable of disrupting learning.
He said that 10, 440 students were admitted for ND (full-time and part-time) while 7,670 students enrolled for HND (full-time and part-time) in the seven schools and 48 programmes of the college.
The rector said that the college would not condone acts capable of disrupting or altering its academic calendar.
According to him, the academic board has programmed the 2018/2019 academic activities in a manner that will ensure smoothness.
Omokungbe said that the college had zero tolerance for any form of indiscipline.
“No form of negative acts will be condoned in this institution, our goal is to produce people who are sound in learning and character.
“It is my belief that all those who have taken the matriculation oath are bonafide students of the session.
“This oath confers on you the responsibility to abide by the rules and regulations of the college and obey constituted authority,” he said.
He urged the students to align their lifestyles and activities with the dictates of the oath to ensure a successful academic process.
The rector listed the schools in the institution to include Science, Technology, Engineering and Management.
“The academic board ensured strict compliance with extant regulations in the admission of candidates with respect to the 70:30 ratio in favour of science, technology and engineering.
“Effort was also made to admit quality candidates in view of the highly competitive circumstances of the admission exercise,”he said.