The Ag. Vice Chancellor Prof. E.O. Aluyor arrived in a procession led by Assistant Registrar, Miss Roselin Onwude, while all matriculants were seated in the Aliko Dangote Auditorium according to their faculties. The Registrar, Dr. Mrs. I. Ogboro invited the Ag. Vice Chancellor to declare the ceremony open. In his Opening address, the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. E.O Aluyor congratulated the newly admitted students and advised them to take advantage of the modern technology and ICT facilities provided by the University to facilitate teaching and learning. He encouraged the students to channel their questions and dissatisfactions through the appropriate University channels of communication rather than taking laws into their hands.
In his Goodwill message, the traditional head of Iyamho community, Chief Evangelist Bashiru Joshua Etamesor , congratulated the new students. He prayed that God will bless the University authorities with wisdom to lead the University.