All is now set for the 2019/2020 matriculation ceremony and commencement lecture of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB.
The matriculation ceremony is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, March 24, 2021at the FUNAAB Ceremonial Building, beginning at 10.00 am.
The Commencement Lecture, titled, “The Reason For The Season: Hope On The Horizon,” will be delivered by Prof. Steve Afolami.
Chairman Ceremonial Committee, Prof. Akinola Akinlabi, disclosed that over 4,000 students will be matriculated at the ceremony.
Prof Afolabi added that due to the COVID-19 protocols, only 430 students will attend physically, with 10 students representing each department, while other students are to join virtually.
Prof. Akinlabi further disclosed that Heads of Department have been enjoined to provide names of students that will represent their departments.
Speaking on security, the Assistant Chief Environmental Officer, Mr. Peter Bolarinwa, said that FUNAAB takes security of her environment very important, adding that on the day of the event, security men will be strategically placed.
He said that he has already discussed with the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in charge of Harmony Police Division, to increase the number of police men that will be deployed for the programme.
He enjoined everyone, who will be in attendance to practice personal security by being vigilant.
Speaking on safety and health measures to be observed, Pharmacist Dosunmu Sulaiman of the University Health Centre, called for maximum cooperation from all attendees to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.