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18th Combined Convocation Ceremony

The Rector, Dr. D.H. Oladebeye on behalf of the Governing Council, Academic Board, Management Committee, Staff and Students of The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, hereby invites members of the Public to its 18th Combined Convocation Ceremony. The grand finale, as slated for Saturday, 19th November, 2022, is for the award of Diplomas and presentation of prizes to the HND and ND graduating sets of 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 Academic Sessions.

Graduands and the general Public are requested to kindly take note of the following activities, which have been lined up as part of the Ceremony:



  1. All Graduands should note that attendance at the Convocation Ceremony is mandatory and it is necessary for Graduands to participate in the academic procession and to wear a complete set of the approved academic outfit.
  2. All Graduands who attend the Convocation Ceremony are to sign the register of attendance upon presentation of their payment receipt in the office of their respective School Officers, while any HND Graduand, who fails to attend the Ceremony will pay a fine of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00) above the normal stipulated Convocation Fee as would be seen on the Polytechnic website, www.fedpolyado.edu.ng.
  3. Academic gowns will be available for collection on “first-come-first served basis” from the relevant School Officers as from Tuesday, 15th November, 2022 between 12.00 noon and 4.00 p.m. daily, on presentation of receipt for the payment of the approved Convocation Fee necessary for the collection of Convocation Brochure, Scroll and rentage of Academic Gown. The Convocation Fee is Six Thousand Naira (N6,000.00) only.
  4. The payment is to be made as follows; by visiting www.remita.net

                                                         – On Remita, click Pay FGN and State TSA

                                                         – Click FGN: Federal Government of Nigeria

                                                         – In the Who Do You Want to Pay box, type/select

                                                           The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti

  • Name of Service/Purpose: Graduation fee
  • Description: Payment for Convocation

                                                         – GIFMIS Code: 1000060230

  1. Each Graduand will, upon successful online payment, proceed to the Polytechnic Bursary to exchange the RRR print out for official receipt of the Polytechnic.
  2. Convocation payment receipt will be verified by the prospective School Officers before collection of the Convocation materials.
  3. Gowns should be returned at the close of the Ceremony or latest by Monday, 21st November, 2022 and failure by any Graduand to return the gowns on due date will attract a fine of Two Thousand Naira (N2,000.00) only per each day of default.
  4. Any Graduand who loses or damages the academic gown would pay surcharge fee of Twenty-Five Thousand Naira (N25,000.00) only as replacement or purchase cost.
  5. Please note that, non-return of Academic Gowns will attract non-issuance of students’ Certificate of completion of programmes of study, other sanction or outright denial of other rights due to any Alumnus.
  6. All Graduands are expected to participate in the Convocation Rehearsal, which will take place at the Sports Complex on Friday, 18th November, 2022. Also, they are to assemble in front of the Multipurpose Hall at 9.00 a.m. on the day of Convocation for procession.
  • Graduands and Students’ Union procession are to be set by the entrance of Sports Complex by 9.30 a.m.
  • All National Youth Service Corps State Secretariats in the Country are requested to kindly release serving Graduands for the purpose of attending the ceremony.


K.O. Ekanem (Mrs.) FCAI

           Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council                     

Highlights of Activities For The 18th Combined Convocation Ceremony

Day 1Event (1): Pre Convocation Conference to be addressed by the Rector
Friday, 11th November, 2022Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Governing Council Chamber
Event (2): Jumat Service
Time: 1.00 p.m.
Venue: FPA Central Mosque
Day 2
Sunday, 13th November, 2022Event: Convocation Interdenominational Commemorative Service
Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Conference Centre
Day 3
Monday, 14th November, 2022Event: Commencement of payment or exchange of RRR generated receipt
for Polytechnic receipt starts at the Schools Offices
Time: 9.00 a.m. from Monday – Thursday of Convocation Week
Venue: Cash Office in the Bursary
Day 4
Tuesday, 15th November, 2022Event: Collection of Convocation materials on the presentation of relevant
Polytechnic receipt starts at the Schools Offices
Time: 10.00 a.m. Tuesday to Friday of Convocation Week
Venue: Respective School Offices
Day 5Event(1): Opening of Special Convocation Exhibition
Wednesday, 16th November, 2022 Time: 11.00 a.m.
Venue: Sports Complex
Event(2): ALUMNI Variety Day Reunion and Lecture
Time: 2.00 p.m.
Venue: ALUMNI Building and Conference Centre
Day 6Event (1): Campus Facility Tour and Commissioning of projects
Thursday, 17th November, 2022Time: 11.00 a.m.
Venue: Project sites
Event (2): Capital and Endowment Fund Raising Campaign
Time: 2.00 p.m.
Venue: Conference Hall
Day 7Event (1): Convocation Rehearsal
Friday, 18th November, 2022Time: 9.00 a.m.
Venue: Sports Complex
Event (2): Convocation Lecture
Topic: The Imperative of Polytechnic Education in Enhancing
the Economic Development of Nigeria
Lecturer: Prof. Olufemi Victor Adeoluwa
Vice Chancellor, Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science &
Technology, Ikere-Ekiti
Time: 2.00 p.m.
Venue: Conference Centre
Event (3): 45th Founding Anniversary, Gala and Award Nite
Time: 5.00 p.m.
Venue: Conference Hall
Day 8Event (1): Commissioning of Campus Road Network by the Honourable
Saturday, 19th November, 2022 Minister of Works
Time: 9.00 a.m.
Venue: Road site
Event (2): 18th Combined Convocation Ceremony for the Award of Higher
National Diploma and National Diploma to the graduating sets of
2018/2019; 2019/2020; 2020/2021 Academic Sessions as well as
the Conferment of Honourary Fellowship Awards of the Federal
Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti (FFPA)
Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Sports Complex