Edo State Polytechnic, Usen has secured the National Board for Technical Education accreditation for institutional and five academic programmes
The National Board for Technical Education approval for the five programmes and institutional accreditation is contained in a letter addressed to the Polytechnic Rector by the Director, Polytechnic Programmes, Are Ngbede Ogoh, on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the Board, Prof. Idris Bugage.
The accreditation of the programmes was the outcome of the recent Quality Assurance Visitation Exercise by NBTE to the Polytechnic from 9th to 13th January, 2023.
While describing the accreditation of the programmes by NBTE as a landmark achievement, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Engr. Omoruyi Sylvester appreciated His Excellence, Governor Godwin Obaseki for the his continues effort in ensuring that all programmes run in the Institution are fully accredited, stressing that Governor Obaseki’s administration, has displayed continued commitment to prioritise accreditation of programmes in the Polytechnic.
Engr. Omoruyi also thanked the Commissioner for Education, Dr. Joan Osa Oviawe for her reforms that have redefined tertiary institutions in Edo State.
The Rector commended the NBTE Executive Secretary, Professor Idris Bugaje and his entire staff for ensuring that programmes run in the Institution meet the expected standard of the board and for their support and cooperation during the exercise.
He expressed delight over the unrelenting effort of the Polytechnic’s staff in ensuring the success of the accreditation exercise and pledged to improve the quality of staff welfare in the polytechnic.
The five programmes accredited includes; ND Surveying and Geo- Informatics; ND Urban and Regional Planning; ND Estate Management and Valuation; ND Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology; ND Computer and Engineering Technology and Institutional accreditation.