By Odey Ojeka
The Cross River State College of Education Akamkpa held its sixth matriculation ceremony on the 24th of February, 2015. The matriculation ceremony which was held at the New Pavillion of the college had a large number of students and family members who graced the event.
The Provost of the College, Dr. Ejue Bassey during his address, specially welcomed all parents,friends and relations as well as well-wishers of the matriculating students who have travelled from across the nation to witness the epoch making event.
Dr Ejue Bassey, stressed that during his administration, several projects including the upliftment of facilities in the college have been undertaken. He listed the upgrade of ICT equipments, and Science and Agricultural equipments amongs those which have been procured adding that very soon the College will begin its degree program because all the facilities are ready.
The Provost,however urged staff to unite and carry out their duties accordingly and to serves as role models for the students. “once again, I welcome you to this great citadel of learning and I warmly congratulate all the matriculants on assuming full membership and citizenship of our great institution,may God bless you all.” he said.
The matriculating students on their part took an oath of allegiance, promising to shun social vices including cultism, examination malpractices among others.
While speaking CrossRiverWatch, one of the students, miss Joy Ogar expressed joy as she had always longed for an opportunity to be a student of the college.
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