By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Owu College of Management Technology in conjunction with the Institute of Criminology and Strategic Studies (ICSS) has produced first sets of graduands in Criminology and Security Operations as the overall best graduating student was given automatic lecturing jobs.
The pronouncement was made by Rector, Owu College of Management Technology, Wasinmi, Ewekoro Local Government, Dr Samuel Adekunle at the graduation ceremony of 2018/2019 Criminology And Security Operations.
According to Dr Olushola Olaore of the Institute of criminology and strategic studies (ICSS) established under Act 1 of 1999, they are to provide community policing and ensure adequate security of lives and property of individuals in the nation.
He said out of over 200 million Nigerians, we have only two million police personnel. The implication of this means that there will be a large gap in the security strategy of the country. Hence, there’s need to allow ICSS to come in to handle security issue for the Federal government.
Also, Dr Olaore said that criminology is the heart of science where people can be trained on how to be the necessary security outfit available in their respective domains.
The Chairman of the event, Barrister Olufemi Omoniyi, charged the graduands to be ready to face the challenges of insecurity confronting our nation and that they should take advantage of the situation from the knowledge they have acquired during the training to developed their father land.
He went further to advise them not to underrate anybody or individuals and Community Development Association (CDS).
“May your days be rough, that is when you can get to your promised land,” he said.
The highlight of the ceremony include the official presentation of certificates and Awards to the best graduands.
The awardees are Mr. Victor Ehiwantie as best research work, while Mr. Egwliogu Justus emerged as the most accommodating and punctual student during his period of study.
The overall best graduating student was Mr. Arerebo Napoleon, a post-graduate diploma in Criminology Studies.
He was given automatic employment to lectures in the criminology department.