by crossrivrwatch admin
The Cross River State College of Education, CRSCOE Akamkpa has matriculated 2,320 students in her 5th matriculation ceremony.
The matriculation ceremony which took place on Wednesday at the college field was graced by several dignitaries.
The new Provost of the institution, Dr. James Bassey Ejue while speaking described the event as shared joy for all assuring that his administration will focus on education of the four Hs (Head, Heart, Hands and Health) as a path of helping his students achieve their aspirations and dreams.
He however warned those who would want to thwart and subvert his intention that “To such people, I wish to warn that my administration will sustain the policy of zero tolerance for cultism, indecent dressing, examination malpractice and all other kinds of academic fraud”.
The associate professor disclosed that, “The College has hosted a portal on the internet to ease operation therefore all students are expected to go to the Information and Communication Technology, ICT Center for bio data capturing”. Adding that, the initiative is to bring extortion from students and other vices to a stand still.
Also speaking, The State Commissioner of Education, Prof. Offiong E. Offiong revealed that soon the government will increase the staffing strength of the college and provide more infrastructure to meet the desired dream of all.
Professor Offiong lauded the management team of the College for maintaining a high moral standard and urged them to keep up the good work.
The Commissioner who was represented by Barrister Takon Asu Takon, Director of Administration in the Education Ministry reiterated the commitment of the state government to the institution in all ramifications enjoining the matriculating students to take their study serious because they owe themselves a great responsibility of ensuring that their stay in the school will not be a waste of time and resources.
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