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Delta Otefe-Oghara State Polytechnic, tops 7th NBTE ranking


By Macaulay Wilson & Victor Otuya

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has  ranked the  Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara as the seventh  best state polytechnic in the country  and the first  in Delta State in his recent rank of polytechnics in Nigeria.

This is the first time since the establishment of the Delta State  Polytechnic, Otefe – Oghara,  to receive such ranking from the NBTE.


Staff and students have been  commending the Rector, Engr. Prof Emmanuel A. Ogujor for
his laudable initiatives geared toward the overhauling and development of the
state- owned tertiary institution.

They enjoined the Rector not to relent in his effort
so  that before the completion of his tenure, the Polytechnic will not only have
consolidated its ranking in the state but also take the lead among States owned
polytechnics  across the country.

The visibly elated Rector thanked the NBTE for honoring the Polytechnic with the

He dedicated the ranking to the polytechnic visitor, H.E. Sen. Dr.
Ifeanyi Okowa, the Executive Governor of Delta State, the Governing Council,
management , staff, students, and those that have sacrificed their time and
resources in ensuring that the polytechnic occupies its place in the comity of
technical tertiary institutions in the country.

The Otefe Poly Rector  remarked that the NBTE rating is in recognition of the extraordinary efforts and
commitment by stakeholders in encouraging and strengthening excellence in the
polytechnic general administration, teaching and learning as well as repositioning
of the polytechnic to excel in its core mandate- “Technology for

Prof. Ogujor noted that on assumption of duty as the fourth substantive rector, he
outlined his vision for the polytechnic which among other things include “a
staunch focus and determination to propel and energize the Polytechnic to a greater
height with the aim of churning out world-class graduates capable of providing
services to humanity across the globe.”

The NBTE rating, ” is a recognition of our relentless and selfless efforts towards the actualization of our set
out vision and goals for the polytechnic,” he said.




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