Chief Sunday Adegeye (King Sunny Ade), and the former Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Leye Oyebade were among the dignitaries honored at the maidan convocation ceremony of the Ibadan City Polytechnic on Wednesday.
Reacting to the award, the formal DIG Leye Oyebade who commended the management of the institution, also charged them to be more proactive in challenges facing the students of the institution.
Oyebade noted that “we are happy that we are honoured. At the same time, we are humbled.” This Polytechnic is special, unique and extraordinary. I want to thank the chairman of this school and all the board members of this great institution for counting us whorthy. Education is the key to development, and I pray for the graduating students to be successful in life.”
On his part, King Sunday Ade, described the chairman of the school governing board, Dr. Semi Faronmbi for his contributions to education sector in the country.
He said, “Polytechnic is a place where you practice whatever you have learnt in school unlike other institutions. Whether you play a good music in a day like this or not, parents are always happy on the day of their children’s graduation.”
Adegeye thanked everyone for coming for the convocation and also advised the graduating students of the institution to be determined and focused to succeed.