The Directorate of Information, Communication and Technology in conjunction with the Examinations and Records Division on Friday, 17th September, 2021 organized a sensitisation programme on the newly developed Graduating Students Online Clearance portal for the relevant officials of the University in charge of the process. The exercise which took place at the Senate Chamber, Babatunde Fashola Senate Building, main campus Ojo and marked the official flag off of the process.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor, and Chairman of the event, Prof Wahab Elias, in his remarks averred that the online Clearance exercise for graduating students has come to stay in the university, assuring of the management’s support: “We will mobilize and empower people in charge of this exercise to perform better.
With this innovation we can increase the IGR, reduce expenditure, and block leakages. This online clearance will open the door for our graduating students to be able to print their statements of results and certificates anywhere in the world, in future.”
The Deputy Registrar, Exams and Records, Mr Olabode Akinrinmade, in his opening remark stated that the idea of the Online Clearance started from the department of Computer Science in 2019. “The old way of clearing students involved so many irregularities and extortion but with this innovation this will stop. This exercise on the portal covers all categories of students, degree, sub degrees, and part time students”, he assured.
He further reiterated that resources should be made available for desk officers throughout the year as the exercise is all year round, noting that “this exercise will be a great relief for the Exams and Records Division as the end users as the idea of paperless administration is now going fully into effect. Moving forward, we will have little or no paper generated for this process.
He implored the management team, representative of the students and the users to give this exercise serious attention that it deserves.
The Acting Director, Directorate of Information, Communication and Technology, Dr Toyin Enikuomehin, in his presentation assured support from the DICT, noting that the Directorate is ready to provide both technical and advisory support for the clearance. “If we all connect together this process will be easy and seamless”, Dr. Enikuomehin said.
The flag off of the exercise also had in attendance the Acting Registrar, Mr Emmanuel Fanu, Acting Dean, Students Affairs, Dr Tajudeen Olumoko, Ag. Director Internal Audit, Mrs Margaret Ogunkoya, Coordinator, Hardware Division of DICT, Prof. Oyefolu, Deputy Registrar, Students Affairs Division, Mr. Tosin Sadiq, Faculty Representatives, and other staff of Exams and Records Division, ICT and Students Affairs.