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Army College of Education Matriculates 286 New Students

By Toheeb Omotayo


The Nigeria Army College of Education Sobi Ilorin, today, matriculated no fewer than 286 Fresh students into various programmes for the 2022/2023 academic session.

The Matriculation ceremony was the fifth one to be held in the Institution’s premises.


The students, who were newly admitted into various Faculties and Departments of the college, took the Oath of Allegiance at the matriculation ceremony held at the Major General S.A Adebayo Hall.

Addressing the matriculants, the provost of the college, Major General Sani Ibrahim, congratulated them for scaling the hurdles of qualifying the prerequisite qualifications necessary for gaining admission into the college.

While advising the matriculating students, he noted that they should always conduct themselves morally while seeking success on the journey of discovery.

He, therefore, urged the students to abide by the rules and regulations guiding the operations of the institution, stressing that such compliance would definitely go a long way in blending them into what they have aspired to become in life.

Dare Akogun

Dare Akogun is a dynamic media innovator, strategic communication professional, and seasoned climate and environmental sustainability journalist with over 10 years of influential contributions to the media industry.

He Currently serving as the Head of Digital Media, Senior News Editor, and a presenter at Sobi FM 101.9, a leading radio station in Ilorin, Nigeria.

Dare is on a mission to leverage his media innovation expertise and project management skills to produce high-quality, accurate, and engaging content, while advocating for reduced fossil fuel consumption, especially coal, to combat effect of global warming.

He has covered comprehensively environmental issues and COP conferences, including COP28 in Dubai last year , COP 27 in Egypt, and the United Nations Least Developed Countries conference in Doha, in 2023.

He is a recipient of fellowship to be part of a 15 team of journalists selected worldwide to cover the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2024.

He has a Master's Degree in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the Lagos State University and also a
Certification in Business Administration and Management, from the Babson College, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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