As part of measures to maintain its status as the cleanest campus in Ogun , the Gateway ICT Polytechnic, Saapade has launched an Environment corps (E-corps).
Dr. Kolawole Oyeyinka, the Rector of the Polytechnic, who spoke at the 14th matriculation ceremony of the school, noted that the institution would stop at nothing to constantly improved and maintained its infrastructure.
Oyeyinka noted that the E-corps would see to the disciplined use of the campus facilities.
The Corps comprised of both academic and non academic staff, as well as students of the institution.
While formally launching the corps, the rector urged other tertiary institutions in the state to model after the polytechnic, adding that this would in no small part raised the bar of education in the state.
He also revealed that the polytechnic had embarked on the construction of a 1,200 capacity auditorium, a School of management building, and the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Skills Acquisition Centre.
“When completed, the centre would train 1,000 students per session, ranging from skills acquisition, auto mechanic, building service, block making, block laying and pipe laying amongst others,” he said.
Meanwhile, Oyeyinka warned students of the institution to steer clear of cultism and other violent acts.
He said the citadel of learning had zero tolerance for any form of misconduct and cult related practises, saying that the polytechnic would not hesitate to expel any student that embarked on any act than could tarnish the image of the institution.
State Commissioner for Education, Prof Sidi Osho, who was represented by Mr. Erinle Olanrewaju from the State Ministry of Education, admonished the new students to be good ambassadors of the institution.