The Management of Federal Polytechnic Nekede (FPNO) under the Chairmanship of Engr. Dr. Micheal Arimanwa on 4th March 2020 at about 12:00pm matriculated new students at the school Stadium.
The 42nd Matriculation Ceremony started with a procession from Management Staff headed by the Rector, SUG Officials, Council Of Royal Father’s and Poly Models and Matriculating Students.
An opening prayer was said by Rev. Fr. Onwumere after the procession.
The Ceremony was declared open by the Rector at 11:44am with over Three Thousand Students present.
The Rector while addressing the students advised them to strategize ways to read rather than playing with their time. He also advised students to abstain from Cohabitation as it is sinful to both man and God.
Dr Arimanwa ended his speech with a proverb which states that”To teach a person how to fish is very much better than to give the person fish to eat”.He charged the students to uphold patience and be determined to survive.
The event went further with an oat of studentship taking by the new students. There was also jubilation and other academic displays after the oat of studentship.