The Rector Dr. Dayo Oladebeye has expressed the readiness of the Federal Polytechnic Ado – Ekiti to partner the African Students Union Parliament (ASUP) in it quest to halt the increasing rate of drug close that is prevalent among students in the African continent.
Dr. Oladebeye stated this while playing host to the representative of the African Students Union Parliament, who paid him a courtesy call, on Friday, 29th June, 2018 in his office. The African Student Union Parliament (ASUP) is a body comprising of Students Leaders from different tertiary institutions in Africa aimed at riding the African continent of social vices and the rapid growth of drug abuse prevalent among the youths in Africa.
In his remarks, the ASUP team leader Addei Trimopany requested that the Rector should add up to his good leadership qualities and join the advocacy against drug abuse in the society. Another member of the ASUP Comrade Ozim Temple stated that this generation lies in the hands of the youths and as such much help should not come from parents also alone but the Lecturers and behavour among the youth.
The Acting Registrar A.O. Awoniyi while giving the closing remarks appreciated the honour bestowed on the Rector saying that drug abuse was at an alarming rate therefore it must be eradicated from the society with drastic measures. This will being positive changes and good leaders of tomorrow to the world.