The Head of Department, Fine and Applied Art, Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Ovie Tebu has said any student that will graduate from the department with commitment, will not be a job seeker, but employer of labour.
He disclosed this in a chat with newsmen in his office at Ogwashi-Uku on Wednesday.
He said Fine and Applied Art was a broad field with a variety of specialized areas that were relevant to social economic development of Nigeria.
Modern technology according to him evolves hand in hand with different aspects of Fine and Applied Art such as commercial and industrial design, involving web design, cinematography, book and magazine design, digital painting and printing (graphics and textiles).
He said other areas include ceramics and sculpture, advising students to shun distraction and focus on their academic pursuit.
Tebu said students should realize that skill acquisition in the field of Fine and Applied Art could make them become great in future, hence they should avoid unnecessary distraction.
While saying that students should imbibe the culture of hard work to enable them succeed in their chosen career, he advised them to see hard work as their watch word.
He described the Rector of the institution, Professor Emmanuel Achuenu as a great builder that has brought to the polytechnic his wealth of experience which according to him has been exhibited in the cause of executing his works.
The Head of Department said the rector has proved that he was passionate about the development of the institution through his landmark achievements and enduring legacies.
Tebu said the Rector’s enduring legacies could be seen in the provision of public electricity to the polytechnic and the execution of road construction by the state government.
He said the rector was known as one who has made a bold effort to manage the resources of the polytechnic very effectively as a means of ensuring sustainability and growth of the institution.