THE 16TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY OF THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO, OGUN STATEThe Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Arc. O. O. Aluko, on behalf of the Members of Staff and Students of the Polytechnic, cordially invites the graduating students of 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016 Academic Sessions and the Public to the 16th Convocation Ceremony of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.
ORDER OF EVENTSWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
(I) PRESS CONFERENCE/PRESS INTERVIEWVENUE: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE (TETFUND BUILDING), THE FEDERALPOLYTECHNIC, ILARO.
TIME: 12.00 NOON
(II) COMMENCEMENT OF EXHIBITIONVENUE: CONVOCATION PAVILION, EAST CAMPUS, THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO
TIME: 10.00 A.M.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016 - JUMAT SERVICE
VENUE: THE POLYTECHNIC MOSQUE
TIME: 1.00 P.M.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2016 - FOOTBALL MATCH
VENUE: THE POLYTECHNIC FOOTBALL PITCH
TIME: 4.00 P.M.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016 - INTERDENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN SERVICE
VENUE: CHRISTIAN UNION, THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO
TIME: 10.00 A.M.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2016
(I) CONVOCATION LECTURETOPIC: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS A CATALYST FOR THE GROWTH OF THE MANUFACTURING
SECTOR IN NIGERIA
(II) GUEST SPEAKER: DR. FRANK S. UDEMBA, JACOBS, MON THE PRESIDENT, MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, (MAN)VENUE: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE (TETFUND) THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO
TIME: 2.00 P.M.
VENUE: POLYTECHNIC MULTIPURPOSE HALL
TIME: 7.00 P.M.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016 – (i) COMMISSIONING OF BUILDINGS & FACILITIES
(ii) THE CONVOCATION CEREMONY
VENUE: THE CONVOCATION PAVILION
TIME: 10.00 A.M.
The Rector, on behalf of the Academic Board, staff and students congratulates all graduands.
Requirements for Collection of Academic Gowns for the 16th Convocation and Founder’s Day Ceremoniesi) Payment of the sum of #5,000.00 in any of the following banks: UBA, WEMA, Union, Federal
Polytechnic, Ilaro Microfinance Bank, Skye. The payment should be into the TSA Account with
Account Name: Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro Student Domestic Account and Account Number:
0220468661063 via the etranzact platform. The payment is a direct payment on etranzact
(Graduands should ensure they collect a print out from the bank as evidence of payment)
ii) Certification of Payment by the Bursary, Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, graduand takes the print
out to the Bursary for certification.
iii) Presentation of Bursary Certified Bank Print Out to the Directorate of Student Affairs for the
Collection of Gown, Invitation Cards for the 16th Convocation and Founder's Day Ceremonies
iii) Graduands who still have their Student identity cards should present them along with their
Bank print outs for gown collection. Graduands without identity cards would have their names
checked on the graduands' list, so they need not worry.
iv) Graduands are expected to be at the Directorate of Student Affairs at 9.00 am on Tuesday,
November 15, 2016 to be part of the Convocation Procession.
v) Graduands wishing to collect their certificates during this ceremony are advised to log in to the
Polytechnic Portal, Graduate Section to process certificate collection and pay for it. Certificates
for all graduands are ready including those for the just concluded 2015/2016 Session.
vi) Graduands facing any specific challenge should text the Convocation Helpline, 08179530435
to discuss Convocation Ceremony matters only; this line takes texts only, all calls are barred.
* IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL GRADUATINGStudents Academic gowns can be collected by all graduating students after the payment of the graduation fee in designated commercial Banks (see Institution’s Website for details). Gown collection is from Monday, November 7, to Monday, November 14, 2016 from the Directorate of Student Affairs (DSA) between 8.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. The gowns should be returned to the same Unit from Tuesday, November 15, to Wednesday, November 22, 2016. Defaulters will be made to pay N500.00 (Five hundred Naira) per day until the gowns are returned. Furthermore, defaulting students will not be allowed to collect their certificates or transcripts or any official records until the gowns are returned and the fines paid.
Each graduating student is entitled to a Convocation Brochure and two guest invitation cards which are to be collected from the Directorate of Student Affairs (DSA).
MRS. ADEBISI F. OSORE
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