By Elizabeth Uwandu
OGHARA—The National Board for Technical Education, NBTE, has ranked Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara, as the seventh best state polytechnic in the country and the first in Delta State in its recent ranking of polytechnics in Nigeria.
Rector of the institution, Prof. Emmanuel Ogujor, who disclosed this in a chat with newsmen in Oghara, said this is the first time the polytechnic has received such ranking from NBTE since its establishment.
He thanked NBTE for honour and dedicated the ranking to the polytechnic’s visitor, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governing Council, management, staff, students of the polytechnic.
According to Prof. Ogujor, the NBTE rating is in recognition of the extraordinary efforts and commitment by stakeholders in encouraging and strengthening excellence in the polytechnic’s general administration, teaching and learning as well as repositioning of the polytechnic to excel in its core mandate: “Technology for Entrepreneurship.”