The Periscope reporter
Federal College of Education, FCE Yola, Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria has graduated eight students with First Class degrees in different fields study.
The milestone was revealed by the Provost of the College, Prof. Abdul-Mumin Sa’ad on Friday, during the 6th Matriculation exercise for degree students of the institution in Yola.
“The performance of our undergraduate students is heartwarming as we have graduated 8 students with First Class Honours degrees among the 179 second set of degree graduates.
”This is the testimony of the quality of our programmes and available infrastructure that make teaching and learning conducive,” Sa’ad said.
Sa’ad has attributed the academic success to the infrastructural interventions by the Federal Government in the college, in recent time.
”The college remains grateful to the Federal Government Ecological Fund, Federal Ministry of Works and Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) for infrastructural interventions in the college,” Sa’ad said.
Sa’ad noted that the college has intensified effort towards introduction of additional degree programmes and encouraged partnership with other international universities for exchange of academic programmes.
The FCE degree programme is affiliated to the University of Maiduguri UNIMAID, Borno state, northeast Nigeria.
The Vice Chancellor UNIMAID, Prof. Aliyu Shugaba, represented by Prof. Alhassan Alhassan, Director Affiliation Colleges of the university, disclosed that 431 successful students were admitted into various fields of study for the 2019/2020 academic session.
“We are today matriculating a total of 431 candidates admitted into 100 and 200 levels degree programmes in affiliation to the University of Maiduguri.
“The admission was through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) in various academic disciplines,” The VC said.
The VC urged the students to be disciplined and law abiding.
“Be dedicated to your studies and restrain yourselves from all forms of vices such as cultism, drug abuse, examination and social misconducts,” the VC said.