The Registry is the administrative arm
of the College and it is headed by the Registrar who is responsible to the
Rector for the day to day administration of the Polytechnic, hence the unit is
as old as the College. However, there was no substantive Registrar for the
College until 1970.
In July 1964, the Staff and
Establishment Committee recommended the creation of the post of Registrar
aiming at easing the burden of routine administrative work off the shoulder of
However, despite the approval of this
recommendation, no substantive Registrar was appointed; lecturers continued to
be appointed to this post.
In May 1969, the then Principal, Mr. V.
W. Clark reported on the inability of the College to keep students records and
that the conduct and control of Examination was close to breaking point because
of absence of a Registrar.
By the Yaba College of Technology
Decree promulgated of in July, 1969 the College became an autonomous body. The
decree came into force on 1st April, 1970, and was significant in several ways.
A Governing Council was constituted for the College in place of the Advisory
Board. The council was to determine areas of priority in the disbursement of
the subvention from the Government as well as giving guidance in the running of
The Academic Board was established to
be saddled with the responsibility of planning and conduct of academic
programmes in the College. The decree also specifically stipulated the role of
the Registrar as the secretary to the Governing Council, the Academic Board and
other statutory committees. The 1969 decree was therefore significant in the
evolution of the Registry in the College.
The first substantive Registrar was appointed by the Governing Council in July,
1970, he was Mr. T. O. Shotunde. He was a seasoned administrator of several
year of experience in institutional administration. Dr. E. A. Akinleye was also
appointed as the first indigenous Principal of the institution.
A. REGISTRARS OF THE COLLEGE SINCE 1970
1970 - 1975 - Mr.
T. O. Sotunde
1975 - 1985 - Dr. S. O. Adeyeye
1985 - 1986 - Mrs. A. F. Odepitan (Acting)
1986 - 1992 - Alhaji M. J. Idris (Acting)
1992 - 2007 - Mrs. F. F. Taiwo
2007 - Date - Ms. Biekoroma C. Amapakabo
DEPARTMENTS IN THE REGISTRY
this point in time, the following Departments exist in the College Registry.
1. Registrar’s Office
2. Senior Staff Personnel
3. Junior Staff Personnel
4. General Administration and Council Affairs
5. Academic Board and Exams Matters
6. Admissions and Records
7. Staff Development and Training
8. Students Welfares
VISION OF THE REGISTRY
unit of the College has a vision of a Registry where:
staff will have conducive office space and men and files will not struggle
up files will be well arranged or put on microfilm for easy retrieval in
open and confidential Registries.
senior staff will have computers on their desks networked for easy
retrieval of information from all Departments and offices in the College
students and staff records will be computerized
students can register and obtain examination results on line promptly.
Set targets will be met and there will be room for continuous development
of staff and the College.
men and women of integrity will have a place.
will be a crop of highly motivated, well trained professional staff of
international standard working in conducive offices with state of the art
equipment and adequate working materials.
D. THE MISSION STATEMENT
1.The mission statement of the Registry is to provide purposeful, prompt
2.The mission statement of the Registry is to provide purposeful, prompt,
quantitative and effective administrative support to the College in the
realization of its overall objective.