The Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, has matriculated 1,850 students into its National Diploma and Higher National Diploma programmes for the 2022/ 2023 academic session.
Acting Rector of the Polytechnic, Engr. Omoruyi Sylvester, who acknowledged the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s consistent support in ensuring that all programmes in the Polytechnic gain full accreditation, said the institution has recorded tremendous progress in the last one year.
According to him, “Governor Obaseki’s concern about the progress of our Polytechnic, especially in the aspect of accreditation, led to accreditation of six programmes during the recent NBTE Quality Assurance and Resource Visitation to the Polytechnic in January."
“It is my pleasure to inform you that with the support of the State Government through the office of the Commissioner of Education, Dr Joan Oviawe, that management is also making preparations to invite NBTE for another accreditation and resource inspection exercise for more programmes”.
Engr. Omoruyi charged the students on good conduct and urged them to prove their worth by working hard and embracing the various learning opportunities and technology innovations available at the Polytechnic get the best of their chosen programmes.
The Commissioner of Education, Dr Joan Oviawe, represented by Dr. Osamuyimen Oni Ekhosuehi, at the occasion, reiterated Governor Obaseki’s commitment in ensuring that Edo State Polytechnic, Usen becomes a leading Polytechnic in Nigeria.
Recounting the gains recorded in the ongoing reforms in tertiary institutions in the state, Dr Joan Oviawe revealed that the Governor has placed priority on vocational and technical education and thanked the Management of the Polytechnic for the success recorded in this regard