The special adviser to Lagos State Governor on education Barrister Tokunbo Wahab has urged over 400 College of Health Technology students to be focused.
“In his speech at the event, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, charged the newly admitted students to embrace diligence, hard work and be focused in their studies.
According to him, “Your success here and eventual graduation is tied to your ability to distinguish yourself and shun all forms of distractions. You are to contribute meaningfully to help this administration achieve its plans for providing better and quality healthcare to the citizens”.
The Special Adviser, represented by the Director, Standards and Accreditation in his Office, Mr. Segun Idowu, assured the freshmen of the provision of the right environment and exposure to necessary materials needed to excel in their pursuit of academic excellence.
He also implored the parents and guardians of the students to support and encourage them to excel and also justify the government’s investment in the sector.
The Provost of the College, Dr. Moyo Kassim in his speech, warned the students against laziness, saying that the school would not condone any act of indiscipline from any of its students.
He specifically enjoined the students to be dedicated to their studies and uphold the dignity of the profession which is hinged on passion to save a life.
Also in attendance at the event were the immediate past Chairman of the Governing Council of the College, Dr. Abiola Tilley-Gyado and other top government dignitaries.