DSPG VISIBILITY IN WEBOMETRIC RANKINGS

It is said that all achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. Established ab initio in consonance with the foregoing to intervene in providing quality education to Deltans, Nigerians and other nationals, Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku (DSPG) is conscientiously founded to provide access to world class education in the very big heart, Delta State of Nigeria.
Oprah Winfrey once said that “the more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” This saying is quite axiomatic as it aptly captures the current mood of DSPG. The Institution is currently ranked among the top three (3) higher institutions in Delta State, 8th among Nigerian polytechnics and 102nd among all higher institutions in Nigeria, including Universities. This, deservedly so, calls for pomp and pageantry and of course ceremonial splendour. Thus it was a celebration of the most recent success of the several successive successes in which DSPG has become synonymous with as the Rector, Prof. (Mrs) Stella C. Chiemeke who in her usual intellectual disposition reminisced on the extant landmark achievement amid the several successes which have become the hallmark of the Polytechnic since the advent of her tenure in office.
There is no gainsaying the fact that the achievement is landmark of DSPG emerging the 8th best in the ranking of polytechnics by the webometric. This is a feat seen as huge, considering the fact that in July, 2019, when DSPG was first ranked it emerged at a distant 232nd position amongst all Nigeria institutions available on webometric. The achievement of DSPG with regard to the webometric ranking could be seen as a function of the vision of the Delta State Government in providing world class education to Nigerians through access to modern educational facilities and high calibre manpower. It must be stated that the Institution’s Management under the visionary leadership of the Rector, Prof. (Mrs) Stella C. Chiemeke is fully committed to the vision of delivering world class Polytechnic education to Nigerians at a minimal cost. This focus, no doubt, underscores the need for the polytechnic to be among the very best, not just in Africa, but indeed, the world. It is sequel to this focus that DSPG is richly equipped with modern scientific teaching equipment and facilities. The Institution boasts of an advanced learning environment.
It would be recalled that DSPG was first ranked in webometric in July, 2019, at 232nd position for all Nigerian institutions as stated above and that a total of 249 Nigerian institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education) were ranked in the recent rankings of January, 2020.
Suffices to also add that the number of Universities in Delta State is eleven (11) and Polytechnics three (3); whereas the sum total of higher institutions in the state is 26. Heart-warmingly, among these numerous great institutions, DSPG comes among the top three (3); emerges 8th position of all Polytechnics in Nigeria and 102nd of all Nigerian institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education) available on webometric.

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