By Unue Emeka,
The Rector of Bellarks Polytechnic Kwale, Dr. Egbule Solomon has urged students to acquire the necessary skill that promotes self-reliance towards addressing Nigeria’s unemployment problem.
The Rector gave the charge during the institution first matriculation/ induction ceremony, held at Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State,
While urging the students to make good use of the opportunities provided for them by parents, guardians, and sponsors, Dr. Egbule charged the students to be punctual in class, avoid distractions, and all deviant behavior and vices.
He maintained that Bellarks Polytechnic has zero-tolerance for any sort of wrongdoing and will not hesitate to discipline violators.
Egbule urged the students to respect their colleagues and staff of the polytechnic in other to be fruitful, noting that modesty, decency, and other rules and regulation outlined in the student handbook must be obeyed.
The rector stated that Bellarks polytechnic’s inaugural matriculation/induction ceremony was to formally admit deserving and qualified candidates who have been offered admission to the institution.
He added that students of the institution will receive a certificate for National Diploma (ND) in their numerous fields of study, just as the National Board for Technical Education (NBTC) and the Delta State government have fully accredited the polytechnic’s program through the ministry of higher education.
Dr. Egbule maintained that over 80 students have been inducted into the polytechnic’s 5 departments, the departments of Business Administration and Management, the Department of Computer Engineering, the Department of Electronic / Electrical Engineering, the Department of Computer Science, and the Department of Statistics.
The rector further stated that over 80 students inducted into various departments are the first sets of students to be admitted into the institution, stressing that the polytechnic is a world-class polytechnic with commercial model standards.
On his part, the registrar of Bellarks polytechnic, Mr. Ayotade Ayeni stated that the institution has been positioned to give the student the best academic requirements and expressed satisfaction over the matriculation/induction ceremony, which according to him is the first activity for student’s admission in preparation for best academic excellence.
He noted that the institution has commenced full academic activities, just as practicals/laboratory lectures are ongoing, and commended Bellarks polytechnic proprietor, Mr. Joseph Ebinum for the high standard institution in Kwale, Ndowa West local government area of Delta State.
Ayeni urged the state government to support individuals and private school owners to achieve the goals of technical education for self-reliance and reduce unemployment through human capital development and subsequent increase in employment of labour.