The first convocation ceremony of the pioneer private college of education in Osun State, Assanusiyyah College of Education, (ASSCOED) comes up on August 15, in Odeomu, a statement from the institution has said.
The convocation, a joint one for 2008-2013 sets of graduates from the Schools of Sciences; Languages; Vocational and Technical Education as well as Arts and Social Sciences will be presided over by the state Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola.
Former Vice Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Ishaaq Oloyede will deliver the Convocation Lecture while the Executive Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Prof. Muhammed Ibn Junaid will present certificates and prizes at the event.
Frontline traditional rulers including Alayegun of Odeomu, Alhaji Abdulhameed Oke; Alapetu of Ipetumodu, Oba James Adegoke; Olufi of Gbongan, Dr. Adetoyese Oyeniyi;, Chief C. F. I. Olaniyan; and late Oba Ibrahim Bamigbade, the Eburu of Iba and former Governing Council Chairman of the College will be honoured for their selfless services to the institution at the convocation.
The college commenced academic activities on 18th Dec. 2005 with 15 Pre-NCE students, 14 lecturers and 14 non-academic staff.