The Executive Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has announced the immediate relocation of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo to Ehime Mbano LGA of the state.
The Governor, in a statement issued in Owerri by his Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, stated that relocation came after the elevation of the polytechnic to Imo State University of Agriculture and Environmental Science by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Okorocha said that the relocated polytechnic would have campuses at the site of Ahiara Polytechnic and another campus at the site of the Imo State University of Medical Sciences pending their recognition by the NUC.
“Following the establishment of Imo State University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences on the premises of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, with campus at Aboh/Ngor Okpala, the Imo State Polytechnic is hereby relocated to Ehime Mbano with a campus at the site of Ahiara Polytechnic, Ahiara and another campus at the site of the Imo State University of Medical Sciences, pending their recognition,” the statement reads in part.
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