Despite the rumoured scientific discovery pertaining to the lunar eclipse; the ceremony was a colourful one as it was graced by several parents and wellwishers filled with great expectations for a newer life for the freshmen.
The matriculation which was conducted in batches saw a mass total of 7500 students matriculate out of the 19147 students that attempted the post Utme of the prestigious university.
Speaking at the event, the Chairman committee of Deans, Professor Adeagbo Amusan urged the students to conform to all school rules and conducts as their allegiance to the school’s authority.
The address which was given on behalf of the institution’s acting VC, Anthony Elujoba was directed at exhorting students to ascribe to the right values as legitimate Great Ife Students.
Speaking further at the event, Amusan made the fresh students understand that the matriculation has made an indelible mark in their life cycle. He encouraged the students to shun secret cult groups and wrong associates and start defining a future for themseles.
” This matriculation determines how your sojourn in the university is determined. Note that the major aim of coming to the university is starting a future for yourself and family. Let every minute of your time be wisely allocated and spent.”