FCFMT Matriculates 182 Students to Boost Marine Skills

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Nahimah Ajikanle Nurudeen
Innovations into marine practices in Nigeria has received boost as the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology (FCFMT) on Wednesday matriculated 182 students into its various programmes for the 2016/2017 academic session.
Speaking during the ceremony, Prof. Ambrose Voh, the Acting Executive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) said graduates of the college are expected to play leading roles in the maritime (fishing, aqua culture and transport) industry.
He said that the college remained the foremost and only institution in Nigeria, mandated to run maritime and fisheries technology programmes at higher level.

According to him, the college has strategically carved a niche for itself hence, its students should exploit this opportunity to the fullest.


He explained that the ceremony marked the formal admission of candidates as bonafide students of the college.

Voh said those that matriculated earned admission on merit, considering the various strict processes they went through.

He said, “Be focused, it is your level of commitment to your academic work that will determine the degree of your performance in all your examinations. I therefore, urge you not to allow any extraneous or peer group influences to distract your attention from your academic work.”


FCFMT 2016/2017 Students Matriculation
FCFMT Matriculation

Also, the Provost of FCFMT, Capt. Abiodun Sule implored the students to committed to their studies.

He said the students should count themselves lucky to have scaled through JAMB admission processes, as only 30 per cent of applicants to the college were admitted.

Sule urged the students to learn, imbibe and develop every relevant and positive attitudes, knowledge and skills that would propel them forward in the challenging world of the 21st century.

According to him, the college has a set of rules and regulations which should guide students’ conducts on campus.

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