The Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa on Saturday in Nasarawa, matriculated over 3,681 students at its 35th Matriculation for the 2018 and 2019 academic session.
They comprised of 2,361 National Diploma and 1,320 Higher National Diploma students respectively.
Delivering his speech at the ceremony, the Rector, Malam Abdullahi Ahmed, urged the students to endeavor to obey the rules and regulations of the Polytechnic.
He advised the students to tolerate each other and live peacefully among themselves, warning that no one would go scot-free, if found wanting at any point in time.
“As you all know, you cannot strive for excellence if you are not disciplined.
“The Polytechnic is governed by rules and regulations and there are procedures for engaging in various activities”. He said.
“I therefore urge all students to carefully read the regulations and follow the procedures accordingly”.
Malam Abdullahi Ahmed called on the students to shun anti-social activities such as occultism, examination malpractice and use of narcotic drugs.
“We are making effort to introduce more programmes, especially in the fields of Science, Technical and Vocational programmes.