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Fed Poly Nekede 2014/2015 HND 2nd Semester Resumption Date

The Federal polytechnic Nekede 2014/2015 academic session HND second semester resumption date has been announced by the school authorities. All HND students of the institution either in HND I or II are hereby informed and implored to begin preparations for the new semester.

This is to inform all HND (I & II) students (Morning, Evening and Weekend Programmes) that classes/lectures for the 2014/2015 second semester will resume on Monday, 1st June, 2015.  All concerned students are hereby expected to return to campus on Sunday, 31st May, 2015 as all lectures will resume the next day 1st June, 2015.

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About Fed Poly Nekede

The Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri started in 1978 as the College of Technology, Owerri. It was established by the lmo State Government through Edict No.16 of April, 1978. It took off at its temporary site at the premises of Government Technical College (GTC), Owerri along Egbu Road in the same year, with an initial modest intake of 250 students. In 1981, the institution moved to its present and permanent site located in Nekede,· about five kilometers from the metropolitan capitol of lmo State,Owerri. The campus comprises about 138 hectares of land.

By the lmo State Government Edict 0.61987, the name of the institution was changed to”The Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri”. six years after, and precisely on 7th April 1993, the Federal Government took over the institution. Consequently, it was again renamed “The Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri”.

The Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri is regulated by the Federal Polytechnics Act (CAP139of1979).The functions of the Polytechnic as provided for in Section2(1)of the Act are as follows:

(a) To provide full-time or part-time courses of instruction and training.

In technology, applied science, commerce and management and
In such other fields of applied learning relevant to the needs of the development of Nigeria in the areas ofindustrialand agricultural productionand distribution and forresearch in the development and adaptationoftechniques astheCouncil may fromtimetotimedetermine
(b) To arrange conferences, seminars and study groups relative to the fields of learning specified in paragraph (a) of this subsection (l).

(c) To perform such functions as in the opinion of the Council may serve to promote the objectives of the Polytechnic. Conscious of the objectives for which the Polytechnic was established, it adopted the Motto: Knowledge and Skill for Service” right from its inception in1978. It has vigorously pursued its objectives.

Faculties and Academic Programmes of the Polytechnic

The Polytechnic started in 1978 with the programmes housed in three schools. All the programmes commenced at the Notional Diploma level. Today, there are 28 programmes distributed in five schools,-at both Notional Diploma and Higher Notional Diploma levels.

In addition to the regular National Diploma and Higher Notional Diploma programmes, the Polytechnic also offers Evening programme courses and Weekend programme courses at HND and ND levels. These programmes afford workers the opportunity of acquiring tertiary education while still retaining their jobs. Certificate courses are also available for workers who wish to acquire proficiency skills for effective job performance.

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