NEWS         2024-06-13 16:13:16



By R. O. Adeosun

The Registry 7th Retreat, a landmark event in the Polytechnic, took place on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at the Raheem Oloyo International Conference Centre, marking a significant milestone in the tenure of the Registrar, Mrs. A. F. Babatola.

The Retreat was a resounding success, featuring distinguished Guest Speakers, insightful discussions, a strong show of unity among Registry staff, and a renewed commitment to excellence in the Polytechnic.

The event commenced with a warm welcome address by the Chairman of the Retreat Committee, Mr. A. A. Salman, followed by the Registrar's speech, Mrs. A. F. Babatola, who set the tone for the retreat and highlighted its objectives.

The Guest Speakers, renowned for their experience in Polytechnic administrations, delivered thought-provoking presentations on various topics.

Dr. Kayode Momodu, former Registrar of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Yaba, Lagos State, discussed "The Roles and Responsibilities of Registry Personnel in the Polytechnic Administration", Mr. E. O. Adeleye, former Registrar of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, spoke on "Harnessing the Power of Registry: Driving Institutional Success"; Dr. (Mrs.) A. F. Osore, immediate past Registrar of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, presented "An Overview of the Registry as a hub of Driving Polytechnic Education in Contemporary Times"; and Dr. B. M. Jesusina, Medical Director, Medical Services, the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, addressed "Stroke, Sudden Death and Prevention".

The Rector, Dr. M. A. Akinde, FCA, FCTI, graced the occasion as the special guest of honour, and his presence added significance to the event. In his keynote address, he emphasized the importance of teamwork, collaboration, and innovation in the Registry.

All Principal Officers, Deans of Schools, and Directors of service Units were in attendance throughout the retreat, actively participating in discussions and engaging with the Guest Speakers.

A notable aspect of the retreat was the sense of unity among Registry staff, who wore the same attire, symbolizing their commitment to teamwork.

The Retreat provided a platform for knowledge sharing, team building, and strategic planning, setting the tone for a productive and more effective Registry.